Tagged: Kristiansand

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Exploring Norway’s sunny south

Less visited than the fjords, Norway’s southern coastline is brimming with summer charm David Nikel Trondheim, Norway Aside from cruise ship calls at Kristiansand, very few international tourists experience the Norwegian summer along Norway’s...

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Vipers sting Larvik with rare defeat

Vipers end Larvik’s nine-year streak of women’s handball triple titles with one of its own Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Larvik HK (håndball klub) has won the league, the cup, and the playoff nine years...

A sailing adventure

Harald Hansen Mountain Home, Ark. Part of our childhood we grew up in Farsund, a small town that in those days was about a day’s drive from Kristiansand. Small towns like that don’t have...

The International Holocaust Remembrance Day is a reminder

Each year, International Holocaust Remembrance Day marks the horrors that confronted the world when the concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz was liberated 65 years ago. “This day is important. It reminds us of the...

Norwegian accused of snake smuggling

A man has been arrested in Norway trying to smuggle two dozen snakes and geckos into the country by hiding them under his clothes, reports the Associated Press A 22-year-old Norwegian citizen was apprehended in...

Norway’s Quart music fest files bankruptcy again

The organizers of Quart, Norway’s biggest summer music festival in Kristiansand, have declared bankruptcy for the second time in two years, reports the Canadian Press. Last year the festival filed for bankruptcy and canceled dues to...

By train in Norway

The Norwegian railway network stretches from Kristiansand in the south to Bodø, above the Arctic Circle. It is even possible to travel by train to Narvik, which is connected to the Swedish railway network....