County visit to Rogaland

These past three days, Rogaland county in the south west of Norway have had royal visitors. Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit have toured the county, from the north west to the south east. They used the royal yacht, Norge, as mode of transportation from Oslo and between some of the municipalities, as well… Continue reading County visit to Rogaland

County visits

For the people who didn’t spend their education memorizing the Norwegian counties as yours truly did; Norway is divided into 19 counties – which in turn is divided into municipalities. (If you’re interested in random factoids; there are 430 municipalities.)   The royal family has made a habit of making special visits to the counties,… Continue reading County visits