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There’s lots of local food and flavor but the Ice-bear watching could be the most entertaining thing to do while you are in the area. Entertaining in a dangerous, life-threatening kind of sense but lots of fun nonetheless!
They may call them ice bears, but the big, burly and strangely familiar white bears in the... Read all »
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Like other countries in Europe, Norway’s cities and towns are filled with Christmas markets, fairs, exhibitions, sales, concerts and season-themed entertainment. While the capital Oslo is the focal point of most Christmas events, smaller towns too have their own distinct Christmas festivities.
Bergen for instance... Read all »
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For many parts of the country, the midnight sun can be seen between late May and late July. More northerly regions however may experience this extended periods of daylight from as early as April and as late as September.
Norway has a rich maritime history matched by few countries in the world. The same waters that... Read all »
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A ranking of most romantic European beaches by the UK’s Times newspaper saw Lofoten’s Utakleiv emerge top. The adjacent Hauklandsstranden beach topped a ranking of Norwegian beaches by the country’s Dagbladet newspaper.
The area’s fishing traditions are evident everywhere especially the red cabins of... Read all »
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One of the official duties of certain members of the Norwegian royal family is the opening of Stortinget. Stortinget is the country’s supreme legislature or parliament.
King Harald V, 74, his wife, Queen Sonja, 74 and their son, Crown Prince Haakon, 38, were present at the 156th opening of the Norwegian... Read all »