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Norway in a Nutshell

May 31st 2007
Arrived abruptly in Oslo at 6:30am one morning from Stockholm and got the first train out toward Bergen. I was sick of cities and ready to do some real sightseeing in the Fjords of Norway. I got off about an hour east of Bergen in a little town called Voss which I had picked out semi-randomly from a list of train stops. It turned out to be a very good choice as the other town I was debating stopp ... read more
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Norwegian Flag Two centuries of Viking raids into Europe tapered off following the adoption of Christianity by King Olav TRYGGVASON in 994. Conversion of the Norwegian kingdom occurred over the next several decades. In 1397, Norway was absorbed into a union with De... ... read more
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