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Romantic Norway Posted by on Sep 24, 2016

What attracts you to Norway? Is it språket (the language), fjordene (the fjords), fjellene (the mountains) – or maybe trollene (the trolls)? Tourists and Norwegians alike often have very romantiske forestillinger (romantic ideas) about Norge! 🙂 Here are some of the images reisebyrået ditt (your travel agency) love to paint: Norwegians love skiing and trekking…

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The Famous Ship that Never Sailed Posted by on Aug 7, 2015

Har du noen gang drømt om å seile med vikingene? (Have you ever dreamt about sailing with the Vikings?) In Oslo you can, at least in your fantasi [fantahSEE] (imagination). Take bus number 30 to the Bygdøy peninsula to the west of central Oslo. Here you’ll find many famous museums, and at Huk aveny 35…

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Say hello to Norway’s Nessie! Posted by on Jun 9, 2015

Alle kjenner (everybody knows) Nessie – the Scottish lake monster from Loch Ness. But did you know Norway has its own sjøorm [shuh-ohrm] (”sea worm”)? I recently was lucky enough to … well, see innsjøen (the lake) where it’s supposed to live! 🙂 Telemark fylke (county) is a beautiful and varied place in the…

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