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Track to Preikestolen

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Following the track to Preikestolen, I found this beautiful view. Here we areat about 1/4th of the whole distance. It's an easy climb with a good marked path.

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Norway


A: Path to the Preikestolen - Norway

di Pieter, 10 metri di distanza

This panorama was taken during the breathtaking walk to the Preikestolen in Norway. The path that tak...

Path to the Preikestolen - Norway

B: Preikestolen

di David Rowley, 1.9 km di distanza

How close would you stand to the edge?Preikestolen, which stands 604 metres about the fjord below, is...


C: Hiking to Preikestolen

di Vieru Claudiu, 1.9 km di distanza

Hiking to the Preikestolen on a day trip from Stavanger

Hiking to Preikestolen

D: Preikestolen

di David Rowley, 2.0 km di distanza


E: Pulpit Rock

di Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 2.1 km di distanza

Pulpit Rock

F: Foggy and rainy day on Preikestolen :(

di Bane Obradović, 2.1 km di distanza

Foggy and rainy day on Preikestolen :(

G: Preikestolen

di Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 2.1 km di distanza


H: On the Pulpit rock

di Bane Obradović, 2.1 km di distanza

On the Pulpit rock

I: The pulpit rock ( Preikestolen )

di Bane Obradović, 2.1 km di distanza

The pulpit rock ( Preikestolen )

J: Sunset from Preikestolen over Lysefjorden - Norway

di Sergej Esnault, 2.1 km di distanza

Sunset from Preikestolen over Lysefjorden - Norway

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Norway, Europe

Questa è una vista generale di Europe

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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