The Fjord Horse or Norwegian Fjord Horse is a relatively small but very strong horse breed from the mountainous regions of Western Norway. It is an agile breed of light draft horse build. All Fjord horses are dun in color,… Read More ›
The story of Helly Hansen started in 1877. After many years at sea, norwegian captain Helly Juell Hansen and his wife Maren Margarethe began producing oilskin jackets, trousers, sou’westers and tarpaulins, made from coarse linen soaked in linseed oil. They… Read More ›
Lunde Hound. (Photo: Vibeke Brath) Only the Norwegian Elkhound, Grey is safe. The six other Norwegian dog breeds are at risk, with the Hygen Hound as the most endangered with only fourteen new puppies last year. – In recent years,… Read More ›
Norway’s Meteorological Institute has described hurricane Dagmar, which ripped across Norway, Sweden and central Finland on Christmas Day as possibly the third worst windstorm to strike the country in the past 50 years. The winter storm produced gusts reaching 145… Read More ›
On Christmas Day, hurricane ‘Dagmar’ hit the western coast of Norway with terrific force. Roads, houses and railway lines were destroyed. This is the worst storm that has hit Norway for more than 20 years. See the fascinating photos!