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The Norwegian Ornithology Association of Telemark was started in 1968. It is the county group for the Norwegian Ornithology Association. Goals and ta...
The Hardangervidda National Park Route, which takes you on the exciting journey between the east and west of Norway, is the perfect gateway to the fjor...
Gold was found in the 1880`s near Blika farm in Svartdal. Minings claims were granted to Bleka, Barstad, Svartdal, Haugsvold and Svervelid Farms in...
Galleri Taide is an Art Gallery located in Rjukan, owned by Kristina Stavrum.
We operate the fruit farm Nyhuus, with exhibitions in the earlier barn stalls.
Welcome to Seljord
A treasure chest filled with culture
Beautiful Seljord in Upper-Telemark is a treasure chest just waiting to be opened. Visitors will find wild flowers growing on grass covered roofs, and children who still sing the songs their great-grandfathers sang. Did you know that “The Three Billy Goats Gruff” was the first written down by two Norwegians named Asbjørnsen and Moe? They travelled often to Anne Golid’s cabin in Seljord to hear her stories, which they included in their folk tale collections that are known around the world. The Reverend Magnus Brostrup Landstand, and Miss Olea Crøger hiked through the mountains and forests of Seljord collecting folk songs that we still hear today in Norwegian churches and in Norway’s thriving folk music movement.
South of Porsgrunn, across Frierfjorden and further into Bamble by Herre, there is an extensive fault, the results of a period of earthquakes about 300 million years ago.
Forested ridges and bare rock surfaces at Siljan!
Siljan is dominated by forested areas with knobby hills around a central valley, the Siljan valley.
Rauland Art Association holds different art exhibitions throughout the year at their premises at Sondov in the centre of Rauland....