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Summer Nights in Norway Posted by on May 31, 2021

Gratulerer med vel overstått! (Congratulations with a ”well passed” [birthday]!) This belated greeting – a handy Norwegian lifeline for forgetful people – will have to do for all you fans of Norway in 2021. Due to technicalities, I was unable to wish you gratulerer med dagen (happy constitution day) on May 17th. Beklager tradisjonsbruddet! (Sorry…

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How to Survive Heatwaves in Norway Posted by on Jul 31, 2019

Huff så varmt! (Ugh, how hot!) Like many other places in Europe, Norge has also been recently hit by a hetebølge (heat wave). Here’s a tiny survival guide for the next time termometeret viser over 30 grader (the thermometer shows more than 30 °C). Husk å drikke mye vann! (Remember to drink lots of water!)…

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Happy Sankthansaften! Posted by on Jun 23, 2017

Hvorfor må det alltid regne på sankthansaften? (Why does it always have to rain on Midsummer’s Eve?) That is the question many Norwegians ask themselves on June 23rd, and for lots of communities in Norge, this year is no exception. Still, most people trosser været (disobey the weather), don their regnklær (rainwear) and gather in…

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Norwegian Springtime Posted by on Mar 25, 2016

Det er vår! (It’s spring!) To really know how fantastisk våren er, you have to spend a vinter i Norge. Nothing compares to fuglesang (bird song) and fresh vårluft (spring air) after months of snø (snow) and darkness! With two visits to Norway so far this year, I’ve been able to follow utviklinga (the development)…

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Girls Smiling in Early Spring Posted by on Mar 31, 2014

Endelig! (Finally!) Following a skikkelig dårlig vintervær (really bad winter weather) – where even the inland parts of Østlandet (Eastern Norway) had less snø (snow) than usual – many Norwegians have been able to enjoy a bit of vår (spring). According to NRK (Norwegian Broadcasting), this Saturday was one of the hottest mars (March) days…

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Talking about the weather Posted by on Jun 8, 2012

Været (the weather) is a frequent topic in Norway; after all, there’s a lot of it! Stretching more than 2600 km (1616 miles), from the North Sea east of Scotland, across the Polar Circle to the Barents Sea, Norway is bound to have a good deal of climatic variation. You’d better check værmeldinga (the weather…

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