National Treasures

Norway’s fortresses bring history to life.

national_treasure.jpgFrom the perfect, eight-pointed star of Vardøhus and its green grass surrounded by dark sea, to the Møvik fort, home to one of the world’s biggest cannons, Norway’s fortresses all hold secrets of the past. They sound like the swish of an executioner’s sword and the prayerful chants of monks, like the clank of prison gates and the poppoppop of German anti-aircraft guns.

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