"Animals' right of way" Norway Local Custom Tip by evaanna

Norway Local Customs: 142 reviews and 125 photos

  Goats in the road, Norway
by evaanna

Animals, like sheep or goats, have absolute priority over the other traffic in Norway. You can come across them in the middle of nowhere without anybody looking after them. A sheep lying in the middle of the road, basking in the sun on the warm asphalt is not an uncommon sight. A shepherd bringing his cattle home can stop all the traffic for some time, waiting for the last lingering calf to cross the road. Don't even try opposing him - he and his cattle are at home there, you are the intruder. Use the time to watch the animals - they can be so interesting.

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  • Updated Sep 7, 2005
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