Fædrelandsvennen: Southern Norway’s biggest newspaper, online edition: Firefighters and police called when two trash cans were on fire. Around 11:00 PM Saturday, two flaming trash cans were observed in Skippergata in Kristiansand. The Fire Department arrived quickly and put out… Read More ›
Much More Than a Phone Box
In May 1997, the inhabitants of the fjord village Bjørke in Hjørundfjord, Western Norway, became strongly provoked when the national telephone company Telenor was about to remove the only public phone box. They already had lost the local grocery and… Read More ›
1,418 People Live in Hell
Hell is a village in the Lånke area of the municipality of Stjørdal in Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. The village of Hell has become a minor tourist attraction because of its name, as visitors often have their photograph taken in front… Read More ›
Warning! Norwegian Road!
Norway is a long country where the distance from the southernmost point: Lindesnes, to the northernmost, North Cape, is about 1600 miles. There are a huge number of roads. Thousands of tunnels and bridges are making it possible to cross… Read More ›
Postman: ‘Has Not Fallen in Over 40 Years’
The mail must be delivered, but to control both car and legs on icy roads are almost like exercising extreme sports. At ‘Strandveien’, we meet veteran postman Find Syljeset (57). While steady maneuvering towards a mailbox, the reporter is about… Read More ›
Proud Antlers Sticking Up
A bull moose has gone through the ice in Femund River and drowned. Now that winter is here in full force, only his proud antlers are sticking up from the ice. About a week ago, it was reported that a… Read More ›
OMG! Blind in Both Eyes!
Most Norwegians speak and write good English: We’ve grown up with American movies, TV-series, music and Coca Cola. Our children learn English from an early age, and we’re quite proud of our language skills. But as you can see from… Read More ›