Oppland Local Customs

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  • Local Customs
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  • Local Customs
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Oppland Local Customs

  • the valdres people

    The most important thing to know about them is that: everybody knows everything about everybody. that's life in small villages. So make sure you get a good reputation. I also believe that most of this gossip is a consequense of boredom. When nothing happens, you have to make something happen.

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  • bygdedyret

    Tor Jonsson born 1916 in Lom and died of suicide 1951(was a Norwegian writer and journalist. Like many others, he felt that life a small village can be quite terrible for a person who really doesn’t fit in there. In his writing the word (bygdedyret), or "the village animal" is created. Bygdedyret is described as the human ability to suppress each...

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  • Language

    Valdres is one of the few places in Norway whereNew Norwegian is the written language and they speak a kind of New Norwegian dialect. In ouside the urban parts of the region, it can be quite difficult to understand the local dialect. In Fagernes it sounds more like the dialect of the eastern part of Norway.

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  • Ferist

    A ferist is a contruction that prevent the animals from crossing the road.In English I believe itæs called cattle guard.

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  • Norwegian cabins

    usually 't have no electricity, and hot water. And they usually have a toilet outside, (utedo).photo 3 :a norwegian cabinthis is what a typical norwegian cabin looks like inside.

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  • Margit Sandemo

    Sandemo born 23th April 1924 in Valdres is a Norwegian-Swedish historical fantasy author.She has been the best-selling author in the Nordic Countries since the 1980s, when her novel series of 47 books, The Legend of the Ice People, was published, among many other books.The events of the majority of her novels take place in Europe in the Middle Ages...

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  • Skigard, our fence

    our fence ord "skigard" as the norwegian term refers to is also the title of a Norwegian song. The song is about our relationship to fences. That we all have a fence inside ourself. Some things that we want to keep out of mind. the refrain goes like this: a fence cant last forever, it can never last foreverHeilt innåt skogen står ein skigard,...

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  • utedo

    Utedo, is a toilet that's outside the cabin. If the cabin has a toilet/bathroom inside, it's not really a norwegian cabin, it's more like a normal house.

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  • Rømmegrøt,porrigde with sour cream

    Sour Cream porrige.It's made from sour cream, milk and wheat flour. and with some sugar, cinnamon and a a small piece of butter in the middle. It's good, but it's also very fat. I can't eat to much of it before getting sick.

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Oppland Hotels

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  • Clarion Collection Hammer

    This place is well known to me - I worked with them to create their environment policy and...

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  • Dovrefjell Hotel

    Svenskebakken, Dombas, 2660, Norway

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Gudbrandsgard

    Postboks 203, Ringebu, Norway, 2631, NO

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Fossheim Turisthotell - Lom

    Lom, Lom, Norway, 2686, NO

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • Rondeslottet Hoyfjellshotell

    E6, 2670 Otta, Otta, 2671, Norway

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Thon Hotel Gjoevik

    Strandgatan 15, Gjovik, Oppland, 2815, Norway

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Quality Hotel And Resort Fagern

    JERNBANEVEIEN, Fagernes, NO 2900

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Fefor Hoifjellshotell

    at 930 meters elevation on the Peer Gynt road, Vinstra, 2640, Norway

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Thon Hotel Skeikampen

    Skeikampen, Svingvoll, Oppland, 2652, Norway

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

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