January 24, 2011
Angry protesters staged torch-lit parades in Oslo and other Norwegian cities following the dramatic arrest of illegal alien Maria Amelie on January 12. Hover your mouse over the photo and click the arrows to navigate this photo series. Nine photos in total. [cincopa AoAA4a6d7D48]
June 30, 2010
EXCURSIONS: The vast area known as Krokskogen, northwest of Oslo, is known as “the fairy-tale forest” because it was made famous by the collector of Norwegian fairy tales, Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, in the mid-1800s. He wrote “A Summer’s Night in Krokskogen,” a story about crossing this area during a light Nordic night – and getting [...]
May 9, 2010
Investor and art lover Christen Sveaas was joined at the weekend by scores of well-known Norwegians from the arts and business world, to kick off the summer exhibit at his Kistefos museum. Hover your mouse over the picture to view a control panel and captions.[cincopa 10599688]
May 2, 2010
Large crowds turned out for the traditional May Day parade in Oslo, despite less than desirable weather. Hover your mouse over a picture to control the slideshow and to view captions. All photos by Views and News. [cincopa 10593446]
March 14, 2010
PICTURE SERIES: Sunshine and thousands of spectators turned out for the first “Holmenkollen Day” in Norway’s new ski jumping arena. It was an historic event for Oslo, and it attracted locals and visitors alike, from all over the world. See some of them in this picture series. Click on the image to move forward. Hover your [...]
March 12, 2010
Oslo has a new landmark, a reconstructed Holmenkollen Ski Jump, after years of planning and expense. Here’s a brief recap of Holmenkollen’s recent history. Hover your mouse over the photos to get caption information.
February 27, 2010
Join us for a trip around the winter wonderland of Oslomarka, the hills above Oslo. You need a Flash-enabled computer to watch this slideshow.
May 24, 2009
The Kistefos Museum came about mostly through the efforts of investor and art lover Christen Sveaas. Each spring he is joined by scores of other well-known Norwegians from the arts and business world, to kick off Kistefos’ summer exhibit.
May 17, 2009
Norway’s Constitution Day is the 17th of May. Also known as the children’s day, it is one of the biggest and most colorful events of the year. [cincopa 10602852]
May 11, 2009
It’s spring, and that means many moose mothers are busy sending last year’s calves off on their own, while they prepare to give birth to this year’s offspring. Here’s a short photo series showing one moose family on the move up north. This particular mother made an unlikely choice of grazing area: A residential neighborhood [...]