Alesund, on the Norwegian coast, is famed for its beautiful harbour and its art nouveau architecture: art nouveau, art Norway.
There is an iconic photo from Newcastle or Liverpool or some such place in the 1930s showing an ocean liner at the bottom of a terraced street. This is the 21st Century equivalent.
With the summer we have had, jumping puddles is a bit of a dying art. On our recent visit to Norway, however, the conditions were still favourable.