Northern Travel

Summer and Winter Pictures of Sweden, Denmark and Lapland

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Author: Bayard Taylor
Published: 1857
Language: English
Wordcount: 123,552 / 364 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 52.9
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 612
Added to site: 2008.05.08
mnybks.net#: 20797
Genre: Travel
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e--Saltenaaset--The Church of Borgund--Top of the Fille Fjeld--Natives on Sunday--Peculiar Female Costume--Scarcity of Milk and Water--The Peak of Saaten--A Breakfast at Ekre--Hallingdal--Wages of Labourers--Valley Scenery --How Förbuds are sent--General Swindling--Character of the Norwegians for Honesty--Illustrations--Immorality--A "Cutty Sark" --Charms of Green. 370

CHAPTER XXXIII.

TELLEMARK AND THE RIUKAN-FOSS.

The Silver Mines of Kongsberg--Roads in Tellemark--Bargaining for Horses--The Inn at Bolkesjö--Sleeping Admonitions--Smashing Travel--Tinoset--The Tind Lake--A Norwegian Farm-House--The Westfjord-dal and its Scenery--Ole Torgensen's Daughter--The Valley--A Leper--Defile of the Maan Elv--Picture of the Riukan-Foss --Its Beauty--A Twilight View--Supper at Ole's--The Comprehension of Man--A singular Ravine--Hitterdal--How respectable People live --The old Church--Return to Christiania. 383

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