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Geiranger fjord, Norway

The Seven Sisters Waterfall, Geirangerfjord, Norway. The two most notable waterfalls in the Geirangerfjord are the Seven Sisters and the Suitor. The falls face one another across the fjord, and the Suitor is said to be trying to woo the sisters opposite.

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This is a Bunad traditional dress of Norway. The head piece is called a skaut, and is worn by married women. Other headpieces are worn by young girls, like beaded caps. Unmarried women wear headband like wraps for their head pieces.

The traditional folk costume of Norway, called Bunad. Nowadays, it is commonly worn on Norway’s Constitution day (May 17). The specifics of design may also vary, shown here is a couple from the Telemark region circa 1880-1890s.

People from eastern Telemark, ca. NORWAY: The traditional folk costume of Norway, called Bunad. Nowadays, it is commonly worn on Norway’s Constitution day (May The specifics of design may also vary, shown here is a couple from the Telemark region circa

Fabulous blog about traditional costumes - great pictures - Folk Costume & Embroidery: Sarafan-like costumes of Europe

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Bunad and Rosemaling embroidery of upper Hallingdal, Buskerud, Norway

Leksvikdrakten            Kommer fra Leksvik i Nord Trøndelag, og er komponert av Inger Gangstad.

Leksvikdrakten Kommer fra Leksvik i Nord Trøndelag, og er komponert av Inger Gangstad.

Vestfold Husflidslags kvinnebunad - 1932-modell - Vestfold - Bunader - Norsk Flid nettbutikk og bunader

Vestfold Husflidslags kvinnebunad - 1932-modell - Vestfold - Bunader - Norsk Flid nettbutikk og bunader

On the ridge between Rondeslottet, (the highest mountain in Rondane Norway), and Vinjeronden looking all the way into Sweden

On the ridge between Rondeslottet, (the highest mountain in Rondane Norway), and Vinjeronden looking all the way into Sweden

I am not the first person you loved. You are not the first person I looked at with a mouthful of forevers. We have both known loss like the sharp edges of a knife. We have both lived with lips more scar tissue than skin. Our love came unannounced in the middle of the night. Our love came when we’d given up on asking love to come. I think that has to be part of its miracle.  ...

An entry from Maja

- "What'll we do if the train is heading toward a tunnel?" "We'll just jump off the train, land atop the tunnel, run across the top, and land on the other side, back on the train." "You make it sound so simple." "I make life simple.

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