Showing posts with the label Norway

Leonardo Da Vinci’s Golden Horn Bridge

Nov 3, 2013

Italian renaissance man, Leonardo da Vinci remains one of the most famous artist, architect, engineer, scientist, naturalist and inventor fr...

Preparing for the Apocalypse: Svalbard Global Seed Vault

Oct 12, 2013

Endangered species such humpback whales and rhinoceros often grab the headlines, but plant life is under threat too. Fruits and vegetables t...

Troll-A Platform: Largest Object Ever Moved by Man

Mar 12, 2013

The Troll A platform is an offshore natural gas platform in the Troll gas field off the west coast of Norway. At 1.2 million ton ballasted u...

Magnificent Glacier Waterfalls in Svalbard, Norway

Jul 25, 2012

Svalbard, which means "cold coasts", is an archipelago in the Arctic, constituting the northernmost part of Norway as well as of E...

The Hair Raising Hairpin Bends on Trollstigen Road in Norway

Sep 23, 2011

Trollstigen is one of the most dramatic mountain roads in Norway. It is located approximately 15 kilometers south of Åndalsnes in the county...

Storseisundet–The Bridge to Nowhere

Mar 20, 2011

No, this is not a ramp to launch spaceships. It is a bridge on one of Norway's most scenic and popular tourist roads - the Atlantic Ocea...

Rocky Attractions of Norway

Mar 18, 2011

Norway’s rocky coastlines is home to three very spectacular rock formation that draws thousands of rock climbers and adventurous tourists wo...

The Grass Roofs of Norway

Sep 15, 2010

Norwegians have their own way of going green, and quite literally. For hundreds of years houses in Norway have been covered with turf. And t...

Trampe – The bicycle lift of Trondheim, Norway

Dec 6, 2008

Trondheim of Norway is the first and only city in the world with a lift specifically designed for cyclists. This bicycle lift called Trampe,...