Category Archives: Visiting Norway

Visiting Kristiansand

Kristiansand is a city with almost 70,000 inhabitants located on the southern tip of Norway, in Aust-Agder county. If you visit Kristiansand you may want to visit these attraction: – The previous Coastal artillery Fortress Odderøya – Quart music festival … Continue reading

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Norwegian roads

Want to go driving in Norway? Let me tell you about our roads. I’ll be quick. It only takes 3 letters. They are: BAD! Ok, now that is out of the way. No, seriously, they are bad. There is no … Continue reading

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Photos: Norwegian mountains

This is photos I’ve taken all over Norway, of mountains, or on mountains. If you want to see sights like this for yourself your best bet is a trip to Åndalsnes, in Møre og Romsdal county. It’s in the northwestern … Continue reading

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Alcohol

After reading the entry Cities, yourkitty wanted to know where we got alcohol where I live! Well… Oh boy. Norway is strange. You can get some alcohol in our “city” (I strongly despise calling tiny Moelv a city…). All the … Continue reading

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Visiting Trondheim

Trondheim is a town with about 170.000 inhabitants, with a regional inhabitants number of 240.000. Trondheim is located in the middle of Norway, in Sør-Trøndelag county. If you visit Trondheim you may want to visit these attraction: – Nidaros Chatedral, … Continue reading

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Hell on earth

In Norway there is a place that is called Hell. Hell is located in Nord-Trøndelag, just north of Trondheim. It’s not a big place, about 1500 people are inhabitants of Hell, and the train station is it’s main attraction with … Continue reading

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Visiting Gjøvik

Gjøvik is a town with 27.500 inhabitants, located in the inlands of Norway, in Oppland county by the largest lake in Norway, Mjøsa. If you visit Gjøvik you may want to visit these attraction: – Gjøvik gård, a museum and … Continue reading

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Visiting Hamar

Hamar is a town with just over 28.000 inhabitants, located in the inlands of Norway by the largest lake in Norway, Mjøsa, in Hedmark county. If you visit Hamar you may want to visit these attraction: – Domkirkeruinene (cathedral ruins) … Continue reading

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Visiting Lillehammer

Lillehammer is a town with just over 20.000 inhabitants, located in the inlands of Norway by the largest lake in Norway, Mjøsa, in Oppland county. If you visit Lillehammer you may want to visit these attraction: – The arenas from … Continue reading

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Cities

Norway has no big city, not by any standard. Our capital Oslo is a small city with under 600.000 inhabitants. Oslo is also a county on it’s own, even though it’s surrounded by Akershus county. Getting city status in Norway … Continue reading

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