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Where the Duties of Hospitality are Held as a Sacred Trust

WHERE THE DUTIES OF HOSPITALITY ARE HELD AS A SACRED TRUST

These fanciful costumes are still in vogue in remote regions of northern Norway, where fashion is an empty word and the popular style is that which has been worn for many generations. The local taste for decorative design is indicated by the carvings on doorposts and lintels, while another pleasing characteristic is the ever "open door," affording access to all visitors — be they friend or foreigner