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The Indigenous Sami Culture

Norway is also home to an indigenous Finno-Ugric group of people known as the Sami. For the most part, they inhabit Sapmi, which now encompasses most northern parts of the country, Finland, and Sweden. The Sami have left behind a culture consisting of ancient sounds, a few native languages, and distinctive craftwork. With that said, here are the top three facts that you need to know about these ethnic people and their cultures. 1. The joik has...

4 Unknown Facts About Norwegian Waffles

When it comes to sweet treats, Norway has a lot to offer, but waffles often top the list. Norwegian waffles are heart-shaped for the most part, topped with a magical combination of sour cream and jam. However, there are at least four unknown facts you may not know about Norwegian waffles. Here are some of them. 1. Waffle is a recurring symbol of thoughtfulness throughout Norway. A few Norwegian volunteers allocate a portion of their time every...