The Norwegian Bus


Source: "The Social Guidebook to Norway"

"This is when you know that a Norwegian bus is full and that you need to stand!"

Norwegians value their personal space

as much as their opportunities to be alone

They will travel alone to work

Rather than organising to commute with colleagues

It is much more efficient and practical

And you do not need to talk to anyone

people may rather stand than sit next to someone in a bus

or attempt by all means not to step into an elevator which is occupied

Confined places quickly become uncomfortable in Norway

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Source: "The Social Guidebook to Norway"

By Julien S. Bourrelle

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