Nordfjord


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Nordfjord

(nôr`fyôr', no͝or`fyo͝or'), inlet, c.50 mi (80 km) long, Sogn og Fjordane co., SW Norway. To the south, between Nordfjord and Sognafjord, is Jostedalsbreen glacier. The Nordfjord's several branches, cutting deeply into the mountains and celebrated for their scenery, are favored tourist spots.
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But the cliffs of Norway's Nordfjord are so colossal - and so close - that there's drama everywhere.
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Next up was Olden, at the inner end of Nordfjord, where the first tourists were wealthy English salmon fishermen who began visiting in the 1860s.
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5) And yet, at the first performance of Henrik Wergeland's Fjeldstuen in 1850, Ole Bull's zealous demands for authentic Norwegian folk-life almost led to a debacle, as the local dancers he brought to the theater from Hardanger, Laerdal, and Nordfjord were so authentic in their national costumes, that they followed the custom of not wearing any underclothes, much to the dismay of the audience who glimpsed to dances' bare buttocks as the girls were swung around in dance.
If we missed Alesund, we gained the prize of a daylight passage of Nordfjord to reach Olden by mid-afternoon.
We started our Scandinavian sojourn at Stryn, a little town some 200 miles north of Oslo and tucked inland along the Nordfjord.