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Gloppedalsura in Western Norway – The one place I just can't shut up about – Norway Travel Article

Gloppedalsura in Western Norway – The one place I just can't shut up about When I started working as a tour guide in 2018, I quickly became a running joke among my colleagues for the fact that I always received the same tour – a bus trip to Byrkjedal and Gloppedalsura. Over the course of the summer, I must have visited this place about 50 times – or at least, that’s what it felt like. It wasn’t until earlier this…

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Ever heard of Jæren? – This is why to visit when in Stavanger, Norway — Nordic Wanders – Norway Travel Article

Ever heard of Jæren? – This is why to visit when in Stavanger, Norway — Nordic Wanders I’ve always wanted to visit a proper lighthouse and those views at Kvassheim are absolutely stunning! Just such a shame that the particular stretch of ocean there has cost the lives of more than one ship over the years…7. Hå Gamle Prestegard & Obrestad LighthouseThe old vicarage of Hå from the 1700s has been transformed into an art and culture centre with exhibitions…

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Visit Karmøy in Western Norway – Norway Travel Article

Visit Karmøy in Western Norway Things to do in ÅkrehamnÅkrehamn is one of the bigger towns on Karmøy, situated at the west coast and pretty much in the middle of the island. Personally, I absolutely loved the town and think it would make the perfect base for adventures on Karmøy – mainly due to the fact that there are plenty of shops and restaurants around, so you wouldn’t necessarily need to rent a car and drive all the time when…

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Norway off the beaten track – Scandinavian Travel Article

Norway off the beaten track Birk Husky also has a bird feeder at one of their cottages and there also is a bird-watching tower at Bordinesset. These places are easier to try bird-watching than others. In the end, I did manage to see ducks, swans, flying geese, an osprey and some small birds (tits, jays & sparrows). Of course, don’t expect to see large brightly coloured tropical birds like parrots or peacocks here. These are mostly small birds of the…

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Unique Hotels in Norway – Where to stay off the beaten track — Nordic Wanders – Norway Travel Article

Unique Hotels in Norway – Where to stay off the beaten track — Nordic Wanders The cabins are still new and fresh, but unlike many of the other stylish glass cabins and treehouses that currently make the rounds on Instagram, Skåpet isn’t exactly easily accessible. You can’t just drive here – you’ll actually have to hike! Granted, though, the hike is only 7 km long (in total, meaning approx. 3,5 km and 1 1/2 hours one way) and you only…

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