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Norwegian Stave Churches

The stave churches are Norway's unique contribution to the world architecture. Their distinctive design and construction represent some of the finest creations of the...
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The Greenwich Village of Oslo

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What’s the Secret Behind the Happy Scandinavian Countries?

The Scandinavian countries, Denmark, Norway and Sweden as well as the Nordic countries Finland and Iceland consistently rank highly in surveys of quality of...
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The Exciting Story of a Norwegian House Manufacturer

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