Since the Viking age (at least) it was typical to have a layer of dirt on houses and buildings as the dirt insulated from the cold Winters and warm Summers. Grass was grown on top so the dirt wouldn’t fall off and I guess to also beautify the building. The Sami even mounded their houses […]
Entries Tagged ‘Folk’
The further ‘out of the way’ you go the more common it is to see folk cottages standing by the side of roads, along fjords or in a thicket of trees, minding their own business.
This custom is based on a spiritual commitment.
One day the weather girl must have been really bored: Eli Kari Gjengedal is the weather presenter for TV2 in Norway. As this was a special day – it rained all over Norway – she sang the weather to us for the entire country including the sponsor message at the end, just to cheers us […]