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Bergen: Gingerbread town 2016 in photos

By Alexandra Redisch in Bergen At the old Sentralbadet (public swimming pool) in Bergen, you will no longer find the smell of chlorine, but rather the scent of gingerbread – and Christmas itself. This is the site of the largest gingerbread town in the world. Schools, kindergardens and students (and everyone else who wants to, […]

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Silent Sunday: Trondheim Norway just before midnight in summer

Trondheim Norway – snap shot just before midnight on a summer day

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Silent Sunday: Gritty graffiti on the Hausmania building in Oslo

Gritty graffiti on the Hausmania building in Oslo, Norway. Hausmania is a self-governed culture house run by a collective of avant-garde artists.

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Silent Sunday: Finnemarka forest, Norway

Lake Vrangen in Finnemarka forest, Norway

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Silent Sunday: Kick sledge in snow, Norway

Kick sledge in snow – winter in Norway

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Silent Sunday: First snow Norway

First snow of the season, looking out my kitchen window in Norway

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Julebord: a month-long pre-Christmas food fest

It’s that time of year again: the julebord season. The month before Christmas is a somewhat gluttonous period here in Norway. It probably is in your country as well, but your menu might be a bit different. Up here at the edge of the world, we eat… rotten fish. And torched, smoked whole sheep’s head, […]

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