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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Stigjohan

This community is now as big as ...

After one week, the course has 14,700 learners! This is about as many people as the population of Voss municipality in Hordaland county in Western Norway. Voss is also a station on the Bergen line, and lies about 80 minutes away from Bergen by train. Their coat of arms shows a deer.

The town is host to an annual extreme sports gathering called Ekstremsportveko, which attracts athletes in BASE jumping, rafting, mountain biking and more.

There is a cable car running from the town centre up to a nearby mountain with this spectacular view.

As many other places in Western Norway, Voss experiences harsh weather sometimes. Sometimes a kayak can be a more reliable form of transport than a car.

Image credits: Visit Norway, Voss Resort Fjellheisar, Kjell Ove Norheim

May 28, 2015

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Deliciae

What a great idea for a post!

I'm hoping there will be a new one next week. :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elorac72

Or at least until we reach Oslo! :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Deliciae

Haha, yes!


[deactivated user]

    Great post ! Or how to motivate us to focus on Norwegian :)

    Thanks !


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/thraenthraen

    Awesome! Thanks for sharing!


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andreas83

    We should make a meetup in a Norwegian cabin some time...


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Margosil

    Beautiful photos from a beautiful country! I have several relatives in Norway and have had the pleasure of visiting several times. Looking forward to learning more Norsk here at Duo!


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/3IRIK

    This is actually a really good idea. Thank you!


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Schutzhund

    Mine forfedre var fra området rundt Voss. Tusen takk!

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