In the shoes of the Musk ox

Norway is famous for its stunning fjords and the sheer cliffs that ring the country’s iconic waterways, but lesser-known areas in the inland are as beautiful and charming as well and on top of that they remain wild and empty. One of those areas is Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella National Park, which spans for approximately 4.367 km2, making it one of the largest continuous protected areas in mainland Norway. Moss and bushes cover most of its valley, to […]

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A hike to remember

Jostedaalbreen National Park is one of Norway’s top tourist attractions. It is covered by a glacier that spans over 474 km² and is 80 km long, and several places are covered in ice layers over 500 metres thick. It is the largest glacier in mainland Europe and sees about 600,000 visitors every year. More than 250,000 of these visitors go straight to Briksdaalsbreen, a glacier located on the Northern side of the National Park which […]

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Northern treasure trove

The moment I close my eyes and think about Hornøya, a smile is automatically drawn on my lips. Pictures of the pristine-white island cross my mind, with its volatile and frantic weather changes or the noise of thousands of seabirds fluttering above my head still bringing inner peace to my mind. A raven is seen looking for food and flying around the cliffs of the Norwegian bird sanctuary of Hornoya. Located at the Barents Sea, […]

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