Norway, summer 2014. Young man bicycles Rallarvegen, that runs between Haugastøl and Flåm. Hardangervidda National Park. Beautiful scenery with small lakes and high mountains.

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Southern Norway

Come summer, the southern coastline draws Norwegian holidaymakers in droves. With a string of pristine coastal villages of whitewashed timber beside complex networks of bays and skerries (rocky islets) and a shimmering sea, it's not difficult to see why. For travellers, the 'Norwegian Riviera' offers a chance to experience a totally different destination from that of the fjords and high plateaus of the tourist brochures, one that is at once cosmopolitan and essentially Norwegian.


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