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    Melbu,  Norway

    Moving from Iraq to Norway

    The Place: Melbu, Norway Melbu is more of a transition town than a destination for tourists in Norway. Serving as a bridge between the Lofoten Islands and the North, most Norwegians will tell you they’ve heard of it. By Norwegian standards, it’s actually pretty big, with around 2,000 residents calling it home, but I’ll be honest; is it a lively and exciting town? No, there isn’t a whole lot to do in if you’re just Melbu alone. There’s hiking, a couple of hotels, and even a bakery and café. However, if you’re traversing the length of Norway, Melbu is a must because it offers a shortcut to Lofoten, a region that…