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Røst lies at the extreme edge of Lofoten, Norway

Whoever sets foot on Røst will only have the mighty ocean on all sides. On the other hand you get around on your feet or bicycle,...

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World Heritage #1486 – Rjukan-Notodden Industrial Heritage Site

Yes, it’s an industrial heritage but it is also the site of one of the most spectacular commando operations during World War II. The...

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Norway – Førde in the crossroads

Førde was previously rated the ugliest town in Norway. There are unfortunately many contenders for this unfavourable title and I sincerely...

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Bodø & Kjerringøy

As the second largest town in North Norway, Bodø has had its ups and downs in history. On a brutal day in May 1940 it was forced back to...

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Norway – Egersund, rich on fish and fear of the almighty

Egersund is a small town on the south-western coast of Norway. It has always been a good landing port for fishing boats coming in with...

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Norway – The Helleren houses in Jøssingfjord

Helleren is a large cliff overhanging two houses at the end of the Jøssingfjord, on the southwestern coast of Norway. They were built in...

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Norway – Sogndalstrand, the first Norwegian Cittaslow

Sogndalstrand is a picturesque little town on the southwestern coast of Norway. It became an important trading port from the 1600s onwards...

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Norway – Flekkefjord, the town that was

Flekkefjord is a small town marking the transition between the southern coastline of Norway, Sørlandet, and the western part of...

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Norway – The Art Nouveau town of Ålesund

In the night of January 23rd 1904 practically the entire wooden town centre of Ålesund on the Norwegian West Coast was destroyed in a...

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Norway – Stavanger Old Town

Stavanger, the south-western gateway to the Norwegian fjords, boasts a very picturesque Old Town.   The small wooden houses along...

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World Heritage #0059 – Bryggen (Bergen)

Right in the middle of Norway’s second largest city, the wooden buildings and alleys of Bryggen will lead you back a few hundred...

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Almost on the North Pole, a visit to Svalbard

Svalbard is an extreme place on Earth. In the winter snow and darkness falls upon the land, giving in to the midnight sun and a very short...

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World Heritage #0055 – Røros Mining Town and the Circumference

Located high in the mountain plateaus of central Norway this town boasts a very authentic atmosphere of the 17th to 19th centuries. The...

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