A fjord is a long, narrow bay with steep sides, created in a glacially carved valley that is filled by rising sea water levels. The seeds of a fjord are laid when a glacier cuts a U-shaped valley through abrasion of the surrounding bedrock by the sediment it carries. Many such valleys were formed during recent ice age when the sea was at a much lower level than it is today. At the end of the ice age, the climate warmed up again and glaciers retreated.Photo taken at the Aurlandsfjord. Paragliding is a popular sport in Norway. In ridge soaring, pilots fly along the length of a ridge feature in the landscape, relying on the lift provided by the air which is forced up as it passes over the ridge. A tandem flight with professional is the perfect way to enjoy your first flying experience. We just arrived too late to go on a tandem flight. Remember also that bookings are essential.