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1. The disappearing Norwegians

Deserted road in Oslo We were on our way to dinner the first time it happened. Though we’d lived in Oslo only a few weeks, we’d already found a favorite pizza place.

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Published on 23rd July, 2014 at 2:32pm by Audrey Camp.

2. Alone on the 17th of May

17th May flags and banners in Oslo Norway’s Constitution Day arrived suddenly my first year, as international holidays do to those who aren’t used to celebrating them.

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Published on 17th May, 2014 at 1:12am by Audrey Camp.

3. Digging in

A common wheelbarrow Each spring, the tenants in our Oslo apartment building come together for an afternoon of voluntary, community work. This is a dugnad, a Norwegian tradition in which a bunch of people join forces to spruce up their shared, public spaces. Like a barn-raising, but on a smaller, less sweaty, less Amish scale.

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Published on 4th May, 2014 at 1:17pm by Audrey Camp.

4. The ski-in

Swix wax thermometer Native Norwegians make cross-country skiing look like a glide-stepping walk in the park. As expats in Norway have heard a thousand times, this is because Norwegian babies are born with skis on.

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Published on 12th April, 2014 at 1:44pm by Audrey Camp.

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