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17 Things to Love about Norway Posted by on May 17, 2020

Gratulerer med dagen! (Happy May 17th!) Today Norwegians all over the world are celebrating their grunnlov (constitution – from 1814). This year, of course, is very different. Most of the fun 17. mai-tog (May 17th parades) have been cancelled. 🙁 Instead, children and adults have to celebrate hjemme [YEMMeh] (at home). Let’s join the celebrations…

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Land of Summer Possibilities Posted by on Jul 19, 2015

Endelig sommerferie! (Finally summer holiday!) Juli måned (the month of July) is a joyous time of empty schools and – occasionally – blue skies in Norge. Many foreigners go to Norway to enjoy fjord og fjell and beautiful sceneries. But how do Norwegians spend the vacation? • Hjemme [yemmeh] (at home). When your surroundings are…

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Hurtigruten-Minute by Minute Posted by on Jun 25, 2011

Last Thursday, Norwegian broadcasting company, NRK, started airing the 5 day trip of the Norwegian cruise ship Nord Norge from Bergen to Kirkenes.  Nord Norge is one of many Hurtigruten ships that sail along the coast of Norway as a mode of transportation for everyday Norwegians and a spectacular treat for visiting tourists.  The entire 5…

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