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What to do & see & eat & drink in Oslo! (Part 1)

Hey y’all!

Having lived in Oslo for almost a year now (and having received multiple messages asking me for recommendations of things to do and places to go in the city), I’ve figured it’s officially time to launch this blog post. 510 more words


Water Lilys in Telemark

I was biking along on a forest road in the middle of nowhere, Telemark Norway to be more precise.  The dragonflies first drew my attention to this little tarn, but unfortunately I hadn`t brought my telemacrolens, only my smaller Nikkor 50mm f1:1,8.


'Troll's Penis' to be re-erected in Norway

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

OSLO (AFP) – Norwegians have come out en masse to raise nearly 20,000 euros to repair an eye-catching penis-shaped rock formation apparently knocked down by vandals, an online collection showed on Monday (June 26). 119 more words

Current Affairs

Proverbial Thursday - Global Wisdoms

Proverbs and sayings provide us with wise words, hitherto uttered by generally anonymous folk. Said ever so succinctly, and eloquently, that a thousand meanings can be revealed in a few succinct words. 189 more words


A Timeless Norwegian Art

History of Norwegian Rosemaling

Rosemaling is a little known traditional art form unique to Norway and is characterized by stylized flowers and ‘c’ and ‘s’ shaped scrolls, inspired by the Renaissance and Acanthus motifs. 511 more words


Røros - A Walk back in 'Mine'

At latitude of 62 degrees North, in the Sør-Trondelag region of Norway, 620 – 675 metres above sea level, lies the copper mining town of Røros  – a UNESCO World Heritage site and a must see for tourists. 467 more words


Norway’s Arctic north: eco-cabins and sea eagles

A new activity resort brings guests right up against the wonders of the Arctic Circle, with floor-to-ceiling views over the fjords.