Jotunheimen norway

What does jotunheimen mean?

Jotunheimen (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈjòːtʉnˌhæɪmən], the home of the Jötunn) is a mountainous area of roughly 3,500 km² in southern Norway and is part of the long range known as the Scandinavian Mountains. The 29 highest mountains in Norway are all in Jotunheimen , including the very highest – Galdhøpiggen (2469 m).

Where is jotunheimen?


How do I get to jotunheimen National Park?

You can reach the Jotunheimen area by daily express buses from Oslo, Bergen and Trondheim. During summer time, local buses takes you the starting point for the most popular hiking areas. Take the bus to the mountains this summer!

Why did Thor go to Jotunheim?

After a few Frost Giants had managed to get into Asgard’s weapons vault, Thor wanted to go to Jotunheim to get some answers on the break-in. He would help Laufey and his Frost Giants to Asgard, so Laufey could kill Odin and Loki would take the throne.

How do you get to besseggen from Oslo?

From Oslo , head north on E16, towards Bergen, for 185 kilometers. When you reach Fagernes, follow signs to road 51, towards Vågå/Beitostølen. From Beitostølen keep following road 51 towards Bygdin. Drive past Bygdin for another 22 kilometers until you reach the signs for Gjendesheim lodge on your left.

Why did Loki kill laufey?

First of all, even though Laufey was Loki’s biological father, he had left his son to die, so Loki didn’t exactly love him. Also, Laufey was about to kill Odin, who had raised Loki as his son and, no matter what, Loki cared for him. Also Odin could have saved saved loki easily.

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Why is Loki small for a frost giant?

7 Answers. It’s a combination of his natural appearance, along with Odin’s interference. He was naturally born smaller than regular Frost Giants . When Odin found him, he cast a spell on him to change his appearance to that of an Asgardian (there was a short flashback scene showing this in the film).

What is Thors real name?

Thor Odinson Norway

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