Where’s Olav? Part 2
September 11, 2019
In the fifteenth century, when Norway was part of the Kalmar Union with Denmark and Sweden, Kalmar monarchs chose Nidaros Cathedral for their coronation. Reformation and the expulsion of Catholic clerics in the sixteenth century did not end Nidaros tradition....
Russian Spy Whale turns Double Agent in Hammerfest
August 27, 2019
Recently, the world was surprised to learn of Russian deployment of a low-tech intelligence gathering source. A Beluga whale was discovered in the North Sea, harnessed to a transmitter. Retrieved by Norwegian sailors, the device...
Bergen Home to Ole Bull – World Renowned Violinist of Norwegian Music
August 15, 2019
Bergen impresses visitors immediately on arrival as a city dedicated to public and performance art. Creativity in Bergen is worldly, informed by access to international influences at the docks, and introspective, impressed by Nordic tradition...