The Norwegian mainland coastline, with its many fjords and islands, is the second longest in the world. The fjords and the magnificent scenery are tourist magnets, and forever linked to the earliest part of Norwegian history.
How much do you know about the magnificent land of Norway? Test yourself, friends, and family through these 10 multiple-choice questions - vol. 1.
When we tell the story of the Norwegian Buhund, we must distinguish between the old Norwegian word buhund and the more modern-day dog breed with the same name. They are two different entities – although also the same.
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The Norwegian horse settled in the Scandinavian landscape after the last ice age. The journey from the horse’s original undulating habitat to the steep mountains and valleys of Norway was long. Let us meet this majestic animal - and follow in its footsteps.
Like all buildings found on the traditional Norwegian farm, the stabbur had a clear purpose: it was a building designed for the storage of food.
For more than a thousand years, Norwegian farms sent their livestock to the summer dairy. This was an important part of Norwegian life. The milkmaid travelled with the animals to the forests or to the mountains to make use of the rich grazing resources there. Today, this way of life has almost disappeared.
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