Archive for September, 2012

Exploring Sámi Culture *Video*

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

One of the advantages of visiting Lapland was the opportunity to explore a new culture: The Sámi.

The Sámi people are the indigenous people inhabiting the Arctic area, a swath of land about the total size of Sweden, encompassing the …

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Lapland Summer Cottage *Video*

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

So if you’ve been following my posts for the last 2 weeks, you know I was visiting my friend Pirjo, who lives in Finnish Lapland. She lives in the town of Sodankylä, where her parents have a sweet summer cottage. …

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Scandinavian Summer Sports

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

A keen participant in most sports, I was eager to get outdoors during the Scandinavian summer and make use of all that glorious sunlight. I spent most of my time in Finnish Lapland, about 200 miles north of the Arctic …

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