Gallery: Norway’s Seljord Lookout Point Peers Out to the Water Searchin...

 
Lake Seljord is inhabited by a giant eel-like sea monster named Selma who overturns boats and dances on the water -- or so say the residents of Seljord, Norway. Like Nessie, Bigfoot, and the Yeti, there are hundreds of witnesses who have seen Selma in the lake, but there is little credible evidence to prove she is a reality. But that doesn't stop the tourists visiting the famous Lake Seljord from attempting to catch a glimpse of her. In 2008, the town decided to capitalize on the lore by building a lookout tower for visitors to use while seeking out for Selma. Designed by Rintala Eggertsson Architects, the Seljord Lookout Point is made completely of wood and provides a new way for visitors to experience nature, and of course, hunt for sea monsters.

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