Fossen Bratte Corrections

The fall is actually called Fossed Bratte (not bråtte) and does indeed mean steep waterfall. The memorial on the path down to the bottom of the falls is actually for a young French couple, Rene and Ginette Laigle, who died when their car came off the road at the falls when they were on their honeymoon in July 1951 hence the reason it is sometimes called the Bridal Veil. The war memorial is actually at the top of the falls which is reached by ascending the old Highway 7 which climbs up from the tunnel entrance and commemorates three local soldiers who died trying to stop the German advance into western Norway in WWII (1940)

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