World's Most Luxurious Jail

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Feb. 25 2013, Updated 7:07 p.m. ET

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Bastoy Prison is a minimum security prison located on Bastoy Island, Norway, about 75 kilometers (46 mi) south of Oslo. The facility is located on a 2.6 square kilometer (1 sq mi) island and hosts 115 inmates. Arne Kvernvik Nilsen, governor of the prison, leads a staff of about 70 prison employees. Of this staff, only five employees remain on the island overnight. Once a prison colony for young boys, the facility now is trying to become "the first eco-human prison in the world." Inmates are housed in wooden cottages and work the prison farm. During their free time, inmates have access to horseback riding, fishing, tennis, and cross-country skiing. (Photo by Marco Di Lauro/Reportage by Getty Images)

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Bastoy Prison is a minimum security prison located on Bastoy Island, Norway, about 75 kilometers (46 mi) south of Oslo. The facility is located on a 2.6 square kilometer (1 sq mi) island and hosts 115 inmates. Arne Kvernvik Nilsen, governor of the prison, leads a staff of about 70 prison employees. Of this staff, only five employees remain on the island overnight. Once a prison colony for young boys, the facility now is trying to become "the first eco-human prison in the world." Inmates are housed in wooden cottages and work the prison farm. During their free time, inmates have access to horseback riding, fishing, tennis, and cross-country skiing. (Photo by Marco Di Lauro/Reportage by Getty Images)

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Inmates are seen surfing the internet in Bastoy Prison on April 11, 2011 in Bastoy Island, Horten, Norway.

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Inmates are seen surfing the internet in Bastoy Prison on April 11, 2011 in Bastoy Island, Horten, Norway.

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An inmate is seen going for a walk around the island in Bastoy Prison on April 11, 2011 in Bastoy Island, Horten, Norway.

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An inmate is seen going for a walk around the island in Bastoy Prison on April 11, 2011 in Bastoy Island, Horten, Norway.

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An inmate is seen going for a walk around the island in Bastoy Prison on April 11, 2011 in Bastoy Island, Horten, Norway.

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Eroll, 51-years-old sentenced to two years and eight months for narcotic related crimes repairs a bycicle in Bastoy Prison on April 11, 2011 in Bastoy Island, Horten, Norway.

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