The walking-street takes you from Central Station to the Royal Palace.
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Alta is a country town of farmers and fishermen. Up until recently Alta has had three small town centres to service the small communities of each side of Komsa mountain. Now a new shopping mall with 80 stores has arrived (in a town of only 17,000) and some wonder if it will survive in Alta’s […]
Tromvik is a cute fishing village on Kvaløya Island just off Tromsø. There is not much there, just a few fisherman huts, reindeer and hjeller (fish racks built as high as a house for air drying cod). It’s a nice Sunday drive to have a peek at how Norwegian fishermen live.
Towards the water in a beautiful pocket of leafy oak trees is the Byneset Church.