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Finnmark celebrates 70-year liberation anniversary

This weekend marks the 70-year anniversary of the liberation of Finnmark County by Russian troops from the German occupation during the Second World War. Read more

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Oil&Gas: Statoil expands in Australia

Norwegian energy provider Statoil continues to expand in Australia, with the award of a 100% equity share in a large exploration permit located in the prolific Northern Carnarvon Basin on the Northwest shelf of Australia... Read more

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Alpine skiing: Lund Svindal out with injury

Norway's alpine ace, Aksel Lund Svindal (31) looks to be out for most of the season after the Achilles' tendon in his left foot snapped during an exercise period in Sølden on Sunday. Read more

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The New York Times explores "Norway the Slow Way"

"To study the Norwegian coast, with hundreds of thousands of islands, is like studying the country's metaphorical DNA," the New York Times states in a feature article about Norway. Read more

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Culture, Arts & Living

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Budget: Millions to protect stave churches

Fire is the biggest threat to Norway's thousand-year-old practice of building in wood. The country has 28 stave churches and 180 areas of closely knit wooden buildings that are particularly vulnerable to fire. Read more

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Sea Safari

Let the adrenalin flow during our exiting sea safari in an open rapid RIB boat. Discover Ålesund from the sea. Visit seal colonies and experience puffins and eagles at the See details

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Brosundet Lighthouse

Hotel Brosundet is small and intimate with only 47 rooms. The jewel in our treasury-box is Room 47. Only a few minutes walk from the hotel lies the old and See details

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Storfjord Hotel

Storfjord Hotel is a secluded luxury hotel situated in Øvre Glomset, 30 km east of Ålesund, on a hillside overlooking the Storfjord and the Sunnmøre Alps. Ever since it opened See details

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Kayaking in Brosundet

A surprisingly large number of Norway’s most stunning natural attractions are concentrated around 62 degrees north latitude. Our company, 62˚Nord is a local company, with the intimate local knowledge necessary See details

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Summer Trip

Join a tour with a comfortable sightseeing boat to the wild and majestic Hjørundfjord, with stunning views of mountains and fjords at their most spectacular! The meeting between the torn See details

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