Monday’s Monument: Peace Bench, Oslo, Norway

Monday’s Monument: Peace Bench, Oslo, Norway

This six-meter-long aluminum bench is shaped like a gentle arch so that those sitting on it are brought closer together. It is designed as a semicircle, so that those who sit on it slide closer together. It is almost impossible to sit on opposite sides of the bench....
Monday’s Monument: Pax-Stein, Lindesnes, Norway

Monday’s Monument: Pax-Stein, Lindesnes, Norway

On 21 October 1942, the Palatea, a German ship carrying prisoners of war destined for slave labor camps in occupied Norway, was torpedoed off Lindesnes lighthouse. 915 Russian prisoners & 71 German crew perished. The wreck was located in 1997 by the Royal...