Check out this video of a glider plane sailing through the mountains of Norway. If you're pressed for time, watch at least until (or skip ahead to) around time 2:45 - 3:45. My lord. Or, the fly-by around time 1:15 is pretty remarkable.
But, really, watch it all. Thanks to reader KP.
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James Fallows is a staff writer at The Atlantic and has written for the magazine since the late 1970s. He has reported extensively from outside the United States and once worked as President Jimmy Carter's chief speechwriter. He and his wife, Deborah Fallows, are the authors of the 2018 book Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey Into the Heart of America, which was a national best seller and is the basis of a forthcoming HBO documentary.