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💜 ‘World’s longest’ purpose-built cycling tunnel opens in Norway

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This is your reminder to inhale the present, exhale the past, and let your breath guide you back to the present moment where peace and mindfulness reside.

You’ve made it to a beautiful Wednesday; here’s what we’re covering:

Calm Corner: Have uplifting and nurturing people around you

Hopeful Highlight: ‘World’s longest’ purpose-built cycling tunnel opens in Norway

Bright Side Broadcast: Rare Otter Triplets Born in U.K. Wildlife Park 🦦

Have uplifting and nurturing people around you

Surrounding yourself with uplifting and nurturing people is like basking in the warm glow of a summer sunrise, filling your soul with peace and tranquility.

When you are surrounded by those who lift you up, you can weather any storm, find joy in the simple things, and revel in the beauty of life. With the support of those who believe in you, you can conquer your fears and reach new heights, confident in the knowledge that you are not alone.

Whether it's a kind word, a listening ear, or a comforting hug, the people you surround yourself with can help you find the strength and courage you need to navigate life's challenges. Remember that you are never alone and that there is always someone who cares about you and wants to see you succeed.

Take the time to identify at least three lines of support in your life - people who make you feel loved, valued, and uplifted - and nurture those relationships. With these nurturing connections in your life, you can create a sense of peace and calm that will help you find the beauty and joy in each day.

‘World’s longest’ purpose-built cycling tunnel opens in Norway

Nestled among the breathtaking fjords of Norway's west coast, the city of Bergen has long been a destination for adventurers seeking to explore the majestic mountains that surround it. And now, a new record-breaking attraction has opened up for those looking to experience the natural beauty of the region in a serene and relaxing way.

A three-kilometer-long (1.8-mile) cycling and pedestrian tunnel has been blasted through the base of Løvstakken mountain, making it the longest purpose-built tunnel of its kind. The Fyllingsdalstunnelen, as it's known, offers visitors a unique and calming way to immerse themselves in the stunning scenery of Norway's fjordland.

Following four years of construction that began in February 2019, the state-funded mega-project cost close to $29 million, or 300 million Norwegian kroner. The tunnel opened on April 15 with a family day of sporting activities, providing an unforgettable journey through the heart of one of the world's most beautiful natural landscapes.

Visitors can take a leisurely stroll through the tunnel, or opt to cycle through its length on the 3.5-meter wide bike lane, while taking in the art installations, colors, and lighting that adorn the tunnel's walls. The tunnel also features a "sundial" installation at its center, providing a unique and tranquil spot for visitors to pause and take in the surrounding beauty.

Built in parallel with Bergen's second Bybanen tram line, the Fyllingsdalstunnelen offers a new way to explore the city's stunning surroundings, linking the port city to the capital city of Oslo via the Bergensbanen railway line. Visitors can immerse themselves in the stunning natural landscapes of Norway and experience the serene beauty of the fjords in a unique and unforgettable way, surrounded by nurturing and uplifting people who are there to guide and support them on their journey.

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