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Every winter when the streets become icy, the spark comes into the Lillehammerians' lives. Not an emotion, but close.
This spark is a contraption with a handlebar and a front wooden seat, propped up on two iron runners.
Just as sure as the spark enters the streets, the local newspaper's editor gets the first letter of complaints over why the municipality is putting sand on the ice. When it's slippery, old ladies want to slide!
The result is that part of Storgaten main street and half of many bike trails and pavements are a sand-free zone for the spark. Best translated as "kick-sledge", I suppose?
Numerous kick-sledges, originally provided for free loans to the public by the Lillehammer Municipality's environment department were stolen by media people during the Olympics, and taken away by containers. Great souvenir, even if collapsable, a bit on the big side for the suitcase. Better bring a container.
When there are most visitors and tourists in town, close your shop and go on a holiday!
Main motto of shop owners in Lillehammer during summer?
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