Poo problem at Pulpit Rock

Call of nature can’t wait for increasing numbers of tourists
The call of nature can’t wait for tourists visiting one of Scandinavia’s most beautiful sites. Increasing numbers of them are pooing in the bushes on the way up to Pulpit Rock or on the way down.
Visitors have to hike for two hours before they reach the flat promontory 600 metres above Lysefjord. Around 300,000 visitors a year make the journey. But there are no public toilets.
“It’s beginning to become a problem that there are no toilets along the trail to Pulpit Rock,” Audun Rake of the Pulpit Rock Foundation admitted to the newspaper Stavanger Aftenblad. “There is excrement in almost every bush. On sunny days it smells.”
The problem is even worse at campsites in the area. But the Pulpit Rock Foundation plans to have toilets along the trail ready before next summer.


Check Also

Boston, Miami, flights, SAS, Copenhagen, USA, destinations, Trump, capacity, airline, Scandinavia, Nordic

SAS upgrades Boston, axes Miami

The Scandinavian airline says it is responding to rising summertime demand for Boston – but it is cancelling Miami to do it.


3 SALES & OPERATIONS MANAGERS – Chinese, Italian & Spanish 7 OPERATIONS COORDINATORS – English, ...

airBaltic, Tallinn, flights, routes, Copenhagen, Stockholm, London, Oslo, Estonia, Baltics, Riga, Stuttgart, Malaga, Brussels

airBaltic to link Tallinn to all Nordic capitals

The Latvian airline is expanding its presence in Tallinn, announcing its first destinations for summer 2019.

Benjamin Smith, Air Canada, Air France, KLM, ceo, chief executive, appoint, unions, French, Analysis, airline, nationality

Unions angry new Air France CEO isn’t French

It is “inconceivable”, unions say, that Air France-KLM would name Air Canada COO Benjamin Smith.

(DK) Sales Representative – Copenhagen

LOT POLISH AIRLINES LOT Polish Airlines is a modern airline that connects New Europe with ...

SpiceRoads, africa, bike, cycle, cycling, tour, tourism, travel, adventure, Kilimanjaro

SpiceRoads Cycling launches East Africa tours

The Bangkok-based provider of cycle tours in emerging destinations thinks the tours are unique.