In March 2018, Camilla from Norway fell head over heels in love with an 8-week-old kitten she saw online. It was a Norwegian Forest cat looking for his forever home. In the photo that captivated Camilla, the little rascal was simply irresistible, tilting his head and staring at the woman from the screen with the biggest, most innocent eyes she had ever seen. Continue reading »
Nikolai Lockertsen (previously featured) is a freelance concept artist and illustrator based in Norway. He worked as an Art director, Concept Artist and Matte Painter in the movie and TV industry. He has an impressive career behind him, having worked on such movies as “Troll Hunter”, Oscar-nominated “Kon Tiki”, “Max Manus” and “The Mortal Instruments”, to name but a few. Continue reading »
Visitors to Norway’s Skjervsfossen waterfall can watch the Storelvi river rush by through a glazed floor panel in the restrooms of this service building, which is clad in local stone to accentuate its connection with the surrounding landscape. Continue reading »
This street artists, who lives and works mainly in Norway, prefers to use in his drawings and graffiti elements of pop culture. Often, he ironizes or makes fun of them. Oddly enough, he calls himself Dolk Lundgren. The name translated from Norwegian means “dagger.” It is worth noting that a large number of his works have a sharp subject. More than a half of Dolk’s works are made in non-residential areas, away from people. As canvases for his creation, he uses abandoned houses, outbuildings, huge boulders, and old fences. Besides Norway, where Dolk Lundgren is considered one of the most famous street artists, you can find his works all over Europe and in North America. Continue reading »
hor might be a fictional character, but there’s one mortal who bears a striking resemblance to him. Lasse Matberg has recently gained Internet fame thanks to this uncanny likeness to the Norse God of thunder, lightning, and storms, inspiring thousands of people to refer to him by this epic name. Continue reading »
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 »
This short story of a duck trapped under the surface of the ice could have ended badly, but thanks to this cheerful Norwegian man who didn’t mind getting cold and wet, this duck can live to swim for another day!
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It almost looks like it is sleeping, but sadly, this little frog will not jump again as it froze solid trying to cross a lake in Norway. It is thought that a sudden rise in temperatures fooled the hibernating amphibian and it ventured out across the lake to find a girlfriend. However, as the lake froze, possibly overnight, the frog would have returned to hibernation out in the open, and died from the cold.
Photographer Svein Nordrum, 54, discovered the creature caught out by freezing conditions. He said: ‘I was out skating for a couple of hours and, suddenly; I saw something on the surface of the ice. When I saw it was a frog, frozen stiff, I was quite shocked. I have never seen anything like it before.’ Continue reading »