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Norway on horseback

By Catarina Redisch in Hemsedal You know I love riding more than anything. Well, I’m just back from a week on the horseback in the mountains of Norway. Often, this means riding from cabin to cabin, but here we rode from mountain resort to mountain resort – got a bit spoiled here. Here’s a little look at Norway seen from the horseback. […]

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Silent Sunday: Abandoned carts at copper mine in Drammen, Norway

Abandoned minecarts on an overcast day, the now closed Konnerudgruvene copper mine, Drammen in Norway.

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Silent Sunday: View from Ona lighthouse, Norway

On the island Ona off the coast of Molde in Western Norway is this little fishing village. View from Ona lighthouse.

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11 most popular Instagrams in May 2015

Here, better late than never, is our monthly Instagram feature.  As usual, I’ve linked to the photo on Instagram in the numbers. No less than five World Heritage sites are included this month, so let’s get on with it. Here are the 11 most popular ‘grams on Sophie’s World in May 2015. 11. This snapshot is from the Sunday […]

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Silent Sunday: Vøringsfossen waterfall in Hordaland, Norway

Norway waterfall in the noonday sun: Vøringsfossen in Hordaland

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Silent Sunday: World War 2 hero and his bicycle in Oslo

When your country is taken over by 100 000 Germans, you get angry Sculpture of World War 2 hero of the resistance movement, Gunnar Sønsteby, placed where he was standing with his bicycle during the invasion on 9 April 1940, watching Nazi troops marching up Oslo‘s main street, Karl Johan.

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Silent Sunday: Town square at abandoned Pyramiden in Svalbard

The town square at the abandoned Russian settlement Pyramiden in the Svalbard Archipelago in the Arctic.

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