Norway is a pretty awesome country. There's also a bunch of weird shit that goes on. We sent 14 uncaptioned photos of Norwegian stuff to BuzzFeed offices around the world and asked them for their first reaction. These are their stories.
Kransekake: "Looks like fancy Eggo waffles."
Hunderfossen troll: "Wow, Muppets are really creepy in Norway."
Russ: "It's a sex convention for parachute jumpers."
Smalahove: "NO NO NO NO NO. NOPE. NO."
Handball: "Pussy rugby."
Vigeland: "I don't think these people fully understand babies."
Sylte: "It's like a lovely meat sandwich where the bread is meat and the filling is meat."
Bunad: "It's a multi-generational beauty pageant."
IceMusic Festival: "A DJ who couldn't afford turntables so he just used ice."
Hjell: "A fish cemetery."
Ylvis: "A poor man's Jon Snow and Robb Stark."
Royal family: "The cast of Norwegian Les Miserables."
Jan Egeland: "A Norwegian Tim Gunn."
Breakfast: "Pretty sure I once threw up something very similar."