In 2004, the Vega archipelago's cultural landscape was inscribed on the UNESCO List of World Natural and Cultural Heritage as representative of «the way generations of fishermen and farmers have, over the past 1,500 years, maintained a sustainable living in an inhospitable seascape near the Arctic Circle, based on the now unique practice of eider down harvesting». Photo: Margrete Aarmo.
The combination of superb skiing, exciting challenges, delicious food, and the nearby and well-known city Lillehammer, is probably what makes Hafjell one of Scandinavia's most popular places to go skiing. This image, shot by Frank Halberg, highlights the quiet beauty of the place.
Sørøya in the extreme north of Norway is one of Norway’s most beautiful islands, and a favoured destination for anglers looking for cod of record-breaking proportions. Thanks for the photo, Monica Hellum!
South of Rondane national park you’ll find Venabygdsfjellet mountains, with its many cabins and excellent skiing opportunities. We are extremely jealous with photographer Åshild Søderholm, being there and sending us this image. Happy Easter!
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