Norway

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More than one million people visit Holmenkollen Ski Museum every year, which is very brave of them because...

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What a dubious place I live in! Did you know that John Milton associated Norway with Satan in...

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As an Irishman, my national day is St. Patrick's Day, 17 March, and it's a fairly unpleasant affair....

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Some readers of this blog will know a lot about the Sámi people, some will know nothing. I...

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This bust of polar explorer Fritjof Nansen can be seen in Frammuseet, the Oslo museum that contains his...

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It hit the news a few weeks ago: Oslo has now overtaken Tokyo as the most expensive city...

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Some time ago I wrote an entry called Arbeid, which was about working in Norway. Tonight I'm updating...

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Ok, so I was in the Sound of Mu, opening the bar for the day. Petter was there,...

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O snow, thou art warm. Someone said to me that the bleak, depressing part of winter is not...

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("Our Saviour's Graveyard"). This graveyard, established in 1808, is Oslo's most famous cemetery, and many of the great...