Surprising things about Norway July 3rd 2018 A few suprising things we have noticed:
Very poor quality bread. You could use many Norwegian loaves as a hammer. They are incredibly solid and dense.
The only cakes they do in about 90% of shops are 2 very sweet danish pastries.
They seem to like waffles a lot but eat them cold.
Reindeer feature on local menus so we have indulged - sorry Rudolph.
There are a large number of hybrid and electr ... read more
Europe » Norway » Trøndelag 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
Both retired this year and decided to embark on a long trip in our camper van Mack to Scandinavia. We intended to go for three months but Bernie having pneumonia put matters on hold. Now the plan has scaled back and we hope to travel around Denmark, Norway and Sweden. We will have to save Finland for another time.... full info