August 9, 2012

Norway: 10 days in cities and on the backroads

The visitors touring Maihaugen Heritage Village were itching with curiosity. They’d wandered the site’s narrow lanes and peered inside the 200-year-old log cabins. They’d explored the craft shops and traditional hand-hewn barns brought from far-flung farms and forests and reassembled here, under the trees. Now they wanted to know if any of Norway’s leading figures – statesmen, film makers, painters or artists – had their roots in these humble huts.

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