Insight guide Norway

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APA Publications, 1999 - Travel - 391 pages
2 Reviews
A travel series unlike any other, Insight Guides go beyond the sights and into reality. Their incomparable photojournalistic approach captures the uniqueness of each culture they cover: their traditions, their arts, their history, their lives. The stunning photography is married to compelling text, written by local writers; the people most qualified to convey their culture's "secrets".

Yes, Insight Guides will tell you which attractions to visit, but they'll also tell you a whole lot more. From the most popular resort cities to the world's most remote and exotic villages, Insight Guides will give you the insider's perspective you need to truly experience any destination you visit.

Insight Guides serve many purposes. They are ideal for planning a trip. And, they're wonderful souvenirs to treasure for years after. Even the armchair traveler can be swept away by their magnificent content and experience the world from the comfort of home.

Many international and domestic and domestic destinations also offer companion FlexiMaps, an innovative laminated folding map specially designed for the discriminating traveler.

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Review: Insight Guides Norway (Insight Guides)

User Review  - Ian Lindstrom - Goodreads

This book is very good for historical, cultural insight regarding places, but you will want another to complement it if you are planning a trip. Read full review

Review: Insight Guides Norway (Insight Guides)

User Review  - Kay - Goodreads

Easy-to-read introduction to the country, with essays on history, culture, and important features of Norway. Not really a practical travel guide as such but more of an overview la National ... Read full review

Contents

Around Oslo its Fjord 170
15
Beginnings
21
Kings and Christianity
29
The 400Year Sleep
36
Union with Sweden
43
An Independent Modern
50
Hordaland
247
The Most Beautiful Voyage
261
Trondheim
291
North into the Arctic
301
The Far North
315
Svalbard
337
Getting Acquainted
348
Practical Tips
356
Where to Stay
365
Culture
373

From Sogn to Nordfjord
267
M0re and Romsdal
277
Further Reading
379

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