Entries Tagged ‘Wildlife’

One For the Birds

Some birds don’t migrate and as Oslo has taken away many natural bird homes to make way for ‘progress’, Oslo has certainly taken on responsibility to rehouse their birds. I wonder how the birds feel about having to live in apartment blocks?

An Otterly Awesome Experience

Just when you think you have seen it all… it all comes together. To my right was this quaint little beach. In front was the Arctic ocean. And to the left was an otter checking me out.  Ringvassøy, just north of Tromsø, is a secret treat.

Muskox in the City

muskoxEven though the males are called bulls and the females cows, the muskoxen are more closely related to sheep than cattle. Make no mistake, though – this is not your average cuddly ba-ba-blacksheep! A grown animal can be 2,5 m long and weigh up to 400 kgs, and their long curved horns mean business.

Norwegian Wild Food

Food is very important in Norwegian culture, a proud part of their identity, however, food connoisseurs in Europe have always thought the Nordic countries lack quality and sophistication in their cuisine.  (Finland is always picked for the worst cuisine in Europe every year.) I find that the ideas behind food in Norway is very different […]

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