In the Hall of the Mountain King – Norway’s Silver Mines: A Nutter in Norway on the Looney Front – Part 5


Edvard Grieg may have written the music for Peer Gynt’s fantasy dream of visiting the troll mountain king, but you can ride one and a half miles into a mountainside in a low metal container on a funny little railway into the King’s Mine in Kongsberg, southern Norway. You’ll have 1,122 feet and 0.54 inches of rock above you – and look very cute in a yellow hard hat.

The story has it that in July 1623 Helga and Jacob were shepherding Daddy’s herds in the hills and dales when a bull scraped his horns against the mountainside and, lo read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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