Entertainment & Lifestyle
27 July 2016, 12:00 am. 1 minute
Reuters revealed that tourists bored with palm-fringed beaches and turquoise seas have an alternative option: the gigantic oil platforms of the North Sea, usually known for its cold and storms. The first ever “rig-spotting” cruise recently ended off the coast of Norway, and those onboard the four-day trip said it was jawdropping. “I couldn’t believe that these big buildings could be made,” said passenger Kari Somme, after seeing Statoil’s Troll A platform – the heaviest structure ever moved by mankind – towering 650 feet above the surface of the sea.
Topics of Interest: Entertainment & Lifestyle
Type: Reuters Best
Regions: Europe / Middle East / Africa