The Barony Rosendal

The history of Rosendal dates back to the 1650s, when the nobleman Ludvig Holgersen Rosenkrantz (1628-1685) came to Bergen as Commissioner of War for the Danish king, Fredrik III. At a ball at the fortress of Bergenhus he met Karen… Read More ›

Erik Bye – The Giant

Erik Erikssønn Bye (1 March 1926 – 13 October 2004) was a versatile Norwegian journalist, artist, author, film actor, folk singer and radio and television personality. He was one of the 20th century’s most well-known and popular radio and television… Read More ›

The Rock Art of Alta

(Photo: norgesverdensarv.no) The Rock Art of Alta was entered on the UNESCO World Heritage List on 3 December 1885. The reason it was listed is that the Alta rock art is the most meaningful evidence of prehistoric human activity in Northern… Read More ›