What do the animals in stave church ornamentation signify?; Idun Haugan; Science Nordic

The richly decorated portal at Urnes stave church has often been interpreted in light of paganism. That’s wrong, according to a new stave church study.

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You can now fly to the town that was the inspiration for Disney’s Frozen from Edinburgh; Becca Inglis; Edinburgh Live

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6 Epic Stops on an Incredible Viking Ocean Cruise Through Coastal Norway; Doug Stallings; Fodor’s Travel

A cruise along Norway’s coast is the best way to see the country.

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How Giant Mirrors Bring Winter Sunlight To This Remote Town In Norway; David Nikel; Forbes

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Local residents of Rjukan, Norway, now enjoy an approximately 6,500 square foot ellipse-shaped beam of sunlight into the town square thanks to a system of motorised mirrors on the mountainside.

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Volcanoes, Fjords and Waterfalls, Oh My! Discover the Natural Wonders of the World on a Cruise; Lauren M; Holland America Line

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EPIC TRAVEL DESTINATIONS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS THIS YEAR; Keryn Means; Walking On Travels

Find the best International Travel Destinations and Bucket Lists worth adventures from arctic cruises to solo bike trips, family getaways to African safaris…

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Book a Flight to Scandinavia for As Little As $95 One-way During Norwegian Air’s Flash Sale; Talia Avakian; Travel + Leisure

See cascading waterfalls and flower-adorned landscapes for a fraction of the price with these deals.

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Norway commits to emissions-free fjords by 2026; SAFETY4SEA

In order to help ensure the protection of the fjords, Norway is reviewing a law to reduce emissions and discharges in the area.

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The perfect Norway itinerary for first-time visitors; Melanie Kruger; Luxury Lifestyle Magazine

Encompassing mountains, glaciers and deep coastal fjords, Norway offers some of the most impressive natural beauty in the world – making it a dream destination…

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The Longest Fjords In The World; Benjamin Elisha Sawe; World Atlas

Fjords are some of the most common physical features, particularly in the colder regions of the world.

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