Tagged: Finn Roed

Out of the guidebook: Telemarkskanalen

Finn Roed West Bloomfield, Mich. Skien is the beginning of the Telemarks­kanalen, a unique water route. Most Americans seem unaware of this unique tourist attraction. Yet it’s really very old. The canal was finished...

Norway: A key player in the Atomic Age

Finn Roed West Bloomfield, Mich. Who knew? Norway is more than sardines, lutefisk, goat cheese, and bunads. Norway is a technologically advanced country and has been for years. Remember the American film Heroes of...

A brief history of Norwegian whaling

Finn Roed West Bloomfield, Mich. Evidence indicates that along the coast of Norway, people in olden times engaged in primitive whaling, using rowboats and spears. Later, during the age of sailing, from 1600 to...

17th of May historical highlights

Finn Roed West Bloomfield, Mich. Though under Swedish hegemony, the Norwegian Constitution was written and agreed upon by the Riksforsamling (the congregation of diverse segments of Norwegian society authorized to write the Constitution) on...

Surkål: Norwegian Christmas cabbage

Enjoy a bit of green for the holiday table Finn Roed West Bloomfield, Mich. This Norwegian version of sauerkraut is a traditional accompaniment to the Christmas table. Unlike its German cousin, surkål is unfermented...

Norway’s eccentric princess

Martha Louise’s claims that she can speak to the dead rile some who believe that it tarnishes the Monarchy Finn Roed West Bloomfield, Mich. Recently, in Oslo, Martha Louise held a paranormal seminar, charging...