Norway Links

Norway flag What would locals like others know about Norway? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesNorway puts down beloved walrus, citing public safety concernsFreya the walrus gains fans while crushing one seafaring vessel at a timeNorway’s creative, isolated Arctic hideaway – BBCNorway’s soaring mountain staircases – BBCNorway’s Labor Party on course for …

Norway

Photo: Andrew Purdam – Stamprevtinden from Helvetestinden (Some rights reserved) Norway borders Sweden to the east its northernmost region is bordered by Finland to the south and Russia to the east. The United Kingdom and Faroe Islands lie to its west across the North Sea, Iceland and Greenland lie to its west across the Norwegian Sea, and Denmark lies south of its southern tip across the Skagerrak …

Scandinavia

Photo: Chris Price, Flags (Some rights reserved) Scandinavia is a historical and cultural-linguistic region in Northern Europe characterized by a common ethno-cultural Germanic heritage and related languages that includes the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Tf6opMK9MnUZfoAx8 Elsewhere on the Webmoomin.comScandinavian Stargazing – YouTube Music Embedded Tweets WikipediaScandinavia Planeta.com

Oslo

Photo: Tore Bustad, Winter Oslo is the capital city of Norway and has a population of 658,390. The city is surrounded by the Marka Forest, a nationally protected area, and the Oslo Fjord, both connected by a number of waterways. Oslo’s approach to conserving its natural areas and restoring its waterway network is just one …

Norwegian Constitution Day

Norway flag May 17 is Norwegian Constitution Day. Among Norwegians, the day is referred to simply as syttende mai (lit. “seventeenth May”), Nasjonaldagen (The National Day) or Grunnlovsdagen (The Constitution Day), although the latter is less frequent. – Wikipedia Headlineshttps://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/norway-constitution-day-2018-celebrations-ice-cream-children-marches-national-holiday-a8355741.html Photos WikipediaNational Day of Norway (Norwegian Constitution Day) Planeta.com

Roadmap for Sustainable Tourism in Norway

Artwork Peter Prokosch has shared news about the Roadmap for Sustainable Tourism in Norway. Download and read: Tourism Road Map Norway or the Norwegian version: Veikart fra reiselivsnæringen i Norg on the Linking Tourism and Conservation website. Ten tourism- and conservation-related organisations presented at Arendalsuka in Norway. Although the roadmap makes so far no reference to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the …