Stavanger Local Customs

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  • Stavanger and its white painted houses
    Stavanger and its white painted houses
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  • 1. Fresh Fish, Shellfish, Crabs and Shrimp

    Available at the dock between the oil museum and the huge parking garage. Get there early if you want to buy crabs because they never last! One of the best benefits of living by the sea is the easy...

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  • 2. Lutefisk - Lyed fish

    Around Christmastime in Norway, my Norwegian family took me out to eat lutefisk in a restaurant. They said it was a fish-speciality that you usually only have about once a year. Whereas my host mother...

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  • 3. Broken Umbrella & Broken Bicycle

    This is a brilliant Norwegian concept based on, and in answer to Broken Column, a set of sculptures that an Englishman placed about town. Broken Umbrella is a popular interactive work in which many...

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  • 4. Humor Festival

    The Great Norwegian Humour Festival.12-15 june 2002.Its a yearly event..all Stavanger is laughing..in the streets,revues,stand up,theatre etc.Both artists from Norway and abroad. Do not...

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  • 5. BRIDGES & FERRIES

    In Stavanger, you will see many different styled Bridges. Where there isn't a bridge, then there is a ferry.On our cruise to the Lysefjord, we passed many...

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  • 6. NORWEGIAN SHEEP

    While I was waiting for the Bus near Ullandhaug tower viewpoint, I saw these Sheep in the paddock. I picked some grass and soon quite a lot were at the fence...

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  • 7. WHITE BUILDINGS

    Looking from our Cruise Ship at the old city of Stavanger, we noticed that nearly all of the buildings were painted white. It turned out they had no choice of...

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  • 8. Middsummerday... time for party

    This is another occasion for party all over Norway...I have been part of two "events", one in Hammerfest and one here in Stavanger...The "show" is impressive...

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  • 9. They like a lot sports...all of them

    It was a surprise when I first came here, to see everywhere people running, biking, skying, going to the gym, playing football or simply walking in alert...

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  • 10. Go out in week end and... drink

    It seems that everybody is going out in the city on the Friday and Saturday nights and most of them are going there to drink... The Old City is full with...

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  • 11. Join them on Sola beach

    I was really surprised to find them in April laying in the sun together with the kids playing in the water.And the temperature was not more than 13 Celsius...

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  • 12. 1. Wake early at morning &...

    1. Wake early at morning & start your day cuz the shoops are closed at 4-5pm.2. Visit at the Old Stavanger City..very beautiful .

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