Trondheim is a small city in the northern part of Norway that's rich in cultural history, but it's becoming a technology mecca with companies like Google and Yahoo having a presence in the area as well as the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Russ Parade Videos

As Trondheim's Russ Parade is far different from American parades or even the other parades during the day, below are some short videos filmed during this parade. It's far from being calm, quiet (though with it being filmed in a posthaste manner, much of the noise as well as the overall feel is lost) and orderly like the other Norwegian parades, but their culture is indubitable about Russ.


National | May 17, 2008 11:56 AM

Trondheim's Russ Parade

Ending off Russ (Russ Sightings) on National Day is Russetoget, the Trondheim Russ Parade in the afternoon. Compared to American parades and culture or even the earlier National Day parades, the Russ parade is certainly quite different.

National | May 17, 2008 11:41 AM

The Mid-Day Parade

Following the first major parade in Trondheim by a few hours was another parade. This parade mostly consisted of bands, clubs, and other organizations within Trondheim.

National | May 17, 2008 11:37 AM

The Morning National Parade

The first major parade of the morning in Trondheim on National Day mostly consists of bands (Norwegian: musikkorps) and schools (Norwegian: skoles).

National | May 17, 2008 11:33 AM

National / Constitution Day In Norway

May 17 is Norway's National Day, which is their independence day. In Trondheim that means many wreath laying ceremonies, a number of parades, partying, etc.

National | May 17, 2008 11:27 AM

Trondheim

General | May 16, 2008 06:18 AM

Trondheim City Center

A collection of new photos from the downtown / city center area of Trondheim.

General | May 16, 2008 06:16 AM

Bicycles, Bicycles, & More Bicycles

It's obvious why Trondheim was the first to come up with a bicycle lift. There are tons of bicycles in and around Trondheim. The below pictures were taken all within a kilometer radius.

General | May 16, 2008 06:14 AM

Rosenborg Photos

A collection of photographs mostly from the Rosenborg side of Trondheim.

General | May 16, 2008 06:11 AM

Nidaros Cathedral Graveyard

In continuation of the earlier Nidaros Cathedral photos, here are more. Included is also the graveyard at this old Norwegian church.

Tourism | May 15, 2008 12:03 PM

Tyholt Tower

The Tyholt Tower is a 400 foot high tower towards the outer-edge of Trondheim. Its primary purpose is a telecommunications tower, but at the top is Egon, a Norwegian restaurant.

Buildings | May 15, 2008 12:00 PM

Russ Sightings In Trondheim

Russ, which Wikipedia describes as a "a tradition and cultural phenomenon in Norway", is going on the first half of May. It is easy to spot Russ by those wearing (crazy) different clothing. They also partake in different activities... Below, for instance, there is one skiing through the city center on cement with winter skis.

Education | May 15, 2008 11:55 AM

Yahoo Office Building

Just a few blocks from the Google office in Trondheim is Yahoo's.

General | May 15, 2008 11:40 AM

South Trondheim

Several photographs from the southern area of Trondheim...

General | May 15, 2008 11:37 AM

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