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 Rick

Lighthouses of the Fosen Region

Lighthouses of the Fosen Region

Fosen is a traditional district in Trøndelag. Here you’ll find landscapes ranging from forested valleys, lakes, and coastal cliffs. The coastline at the Norwegian Sea is dotted by skerries and islands.

Fosen Region In the past, Norway was divided into districts with deep historical roots and which only partially coincide with contemporary administrative units of counties and municipalities. Until the early Viking period, the late 700s C.E., many of these regions were independently ruled by local kings. Fosen is one of these traditional districts in Trøndelag. […]

 Ken

Norway’s forgotten Oslofjord comes into its own

Norway’s forgotten Oslofjord comes into its own

In a land most noted for its fjords – those spectacular, mountain-ringed coastal inlets carved out eons ago by Ice Age glaciers – there is one such body of water conspicuously absent from most Norwegian cruise-line and tour-operator itineraries.

By Kenneth Kiesnoski, Travel Weekly magazine Plainly speaking, the Oslofjord – despite sharing a name with Norway’s capital – gets little or no respect, at least from the trade. True, visitors to the fjord, which extends south from Oslo’s harbor to the Skagerrak (the strait that separates lower Norway from Sweden), won’t find the towering cliffs and […]