Norway - Area: 323,878 sq km. A long, mountainous fjordindented land. One of the four Scandinavian countries. Also included are the Arctic dependencies of Jan Mayen and Svalbard (Spitzbergen) Islands 62,000 sq km.Population: 4,855,315. Capital: Oslo. Official language: Norwegian (Bokmal and Nynorsk). Languages: 20 All languages
A traditional thatched cottage in the west of IRELAND, by unknown author. Repinned by WI/IE. _____________________________ Do feel free to visit us on http://www.wonderfulireland.ie/west/doolin/#/ for lots more pictures and stories of Ireland and County Clare.
Photographer Captures Amazing Images of an Abandoned Chinese Fishing Village Being Reclaimed by Nature
Shengsi, an archipelago of almost 400 islands at the mouth of China’s Yangtze river, holds a secret shrouded in time – an abandoned fishing village being reclaimed by nature. These photos by Tang Yuhong, a creative photographer based in Nanning, take us into this lost village on Goqui island.