Keiservarden, Bodø, Norway
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Keiservarden, Bodø, Norway

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Keiservarden is one of the most popular destinations for a short walk among the residents of Bodø. It has it's name from a visit by the german Keiser Wilhelm a century ago. Last year a plaque was mounted on the summit with pointers to all the visible summits you can see from this spot - but that's on a good day! This day (8th of May 2012) it was still snow and in some directions the sight was minimal, but still a lot of bikers and walkers had found their way to the top.

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A: Foggy view from Keiservarden

di Tord Remme, 140 metri di distanza

Fog from the sea had been pushed against the mountains all day  and made it a no photo day, when the ...

Foggy view from Keiservarden

B: Keiservarden, Christmas Eve

di Tord Remme, 200 metri di distanza

View from Keiservarden, Christmas Eve 2012. The cold wind from east for several days had made the sky...

Keiservarden, Christmas Eve

C: Autumn at Keiservarden, Bodø

di Tord Remme, 210 metri di distanza

View from Keiservarden (366m) in Bodø, nature is in it's autumn gown, and the temperature has already...

Autumn at Keiservarden, Bodø

D: The path to Keiservarden, Bodø

di Tord Remme, 870 metri di distanza

The path leading to the summit of Keiservarden, a nearby mountain of Bodø, Norway. The top of the mou...

The path to Keiservarden, Bodø

E: Winter sunset from Keiservarden

di Tord Remme, 900 metri di distanza

For several days this winter the winds from east has kept the snow away and winter has held an ice co...

Winter sunset from Keiservarden

F: Midnight Sun seen from Løpsvika, Bodø

di Tord Remme, 990 metri di distanza

Midnight Sun seen from Løp, Bodø.

Midnight Sun seen from Løpsvika, Bodø

G: Midnight sun seen from Bremnes, Bodø

di Tord Remme, 1.1 km di distanza

Midnight Sun seen from Bremnes, Bodø. The area is scattered with remans of old WW2 bunkers that the g...

Midnight sun seen from Bremnes, Bodø

H: Midnight Sun at Bremnes, Bodø

di Tord Remme, 1.2 km di distanza

Midnight Sun at Bremnes, Bodø

I: Svartvatnet (Black Lake), Bodø, Norway

di Tord Remme, 1.3 km di distanza

Svartvatnet (Black Lake), is the last of the small lakes one passes when walking from Turisthytta to ...

Svartvatnet (Black Lake), Bodø, Norway

J: Ocean View from Løpsmarka. Bodø. Norway

di Tord Remme, 1.4 km di distanza

Ocean view towards the island Landego from Løpsmark, Bodø, a sunny evening in June.

Ocean View from Løpsmarka. Bodø. Norway

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Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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