Norway is really awesome


#302

A major project is under planning to connect Kristiansand with Trondheim via a ferry free road (E39) along the entire West Coast of Norway:


#303

Norwegian politicians are just like American politicians. They can think of many creative ways to piss away taxpaper dollars on ultra expensive infrastructure, like “bridges to nowhere.”


#304

I have you know that Western Norway is not “nowhere”, it is where monies are made for the whole country.

Modern days attracts thousands of tourists and hundreds of Cruise ships every year to the fjords. They demand easy access and facilities, which is not easy to create in this type of nature.

In earlier times people made their living here by hard work in isolated villages and farms, like in this video from Geiranger 1956:

Here is one modern contraption to keep tourists happy in Geiranger, the Seawalk:


#305

An oil spill exercise has just been completed just outside Aalesund:
https://www.smp.no/nyheter/2018/08/29/En-kysttanker-og-en-tråler-kolliderer-i-Breisundet.-150-tonn-bunkerolje-havner-i-sjøen.-17421714.ece
International observers, incl. from USCG attended


#306

Clean energy from trash by using natural process to be presented at ONS:


#307

This bus stop in Norway. Not my favorite style, though, it does look cozy.

But here it is in winter.


#308

Apparently it’s a thing in Norway.



But still the people don’t always seem too fond of each other.


#309

If you can see somebody else it’s crowded.


#310

The Guardian weigh in on the Stad Ship Tunnel:


Nice slogan.


#311

https://gcaptain.com/u-k-to-step-up-arctic-patrols-to-counter-russian-polar-threat/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Gcaptain+(gCaptain.com)&goal=0_f50174ef03-f70f1a7aa7-169863069&mc_cid=f70f1a7aa7&mc_eid=4674ba0fbe

The Brits have been training their soldiers, incl. Royal Marines, in winter warfare in Norway for several decades, so this is not something new:
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#312