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Get Ready for Easter Skiing Posted by on Mar 31, 2018

Påskefjellet (”the Easter mountain”) is something you can find only in Norge. During påskeferien (the Easter vacation) as much as 1/3 of all Norwegians (or so my familie told me!) go on a skiing adventure på fjellet (in the mountains/highland). Some stay several days in their hytter (cabins), while others just spend some hours enjoying…

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Exotic Easter In Norway Posted by on Mar 31, 2013

Do you celebrate påske (”PAWskeh”, Easter) in your country? A lot of people around the world look forward to påsken (or påska) – even if they’re not Christian. They enjoy decorating their homes with påskekyllinger (Easter chickens) and eating delicious påskeegg (Easter eggs) of chocolate. These things are the same in Norway. But most other…

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Easter in Norway Posted by on Apr 7, 2010

As you well know, this post is a wee bit overdue.  Nevertheless, let’s talk påske.  Pronounced ”poask-eh,” Easter in Norway is a long awaited hellidag(er) (holiday(s)) that lasts for nearly 1 week.  Easter vacation in Norway lasts longer than in most countries.  The following are the days of Easter på norsk: Palmesøndag-you guessed it, Palm…

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