The Scandinavian Peninsula is one of the most breathtaking landscapes of Northern Europe, and the Norwegian fjords, carved out by millions of years of coastal erosion, are among the most mysterious and naturally beautiful features of the region. History abounds in these narrow, steep-sided inlets, which wind like great arteries around the coastlines of Norway and neighbouring Sweden, concealing the secrets of years gone by. It was on the Swedish side of one of those countless fjords that the then 60-year-old hulk of the cargo ship MS Hamen rusted quietly beneath the tree-lined cliffs, before finally being rescued. Continue reading »
Wherever you are in the world, looking at the ocean, coastline or nearby lake can often have a remarkably calming influence.
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