There are not that many canals you come across everyday. Keeping with their innovations in working with nature, not against it, Norwegians have found a way to transport people from Skien to Dalen via the Kviteseid.

Vuangfos Lock Bandak Canal Telemarken, Flickr- Snapshots of The Past
Vuangfos Lock Bandak Canal Telemarken, Flickr- Snapshots of The Past

If you like to board the two boats that cross this 105 kilometers (65 miles) trip with a difference in elevation of 72 meters (236 ft) be sure to check out the riverboats Henrik Ibsen and Victoria. Transporting happy passengers since 1882.