Pictures from Finnmark, Norway

Collection by Ann Christin Skogstad

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Here i collect pictures of nature, animals and activities that are a commond sight in Finnmark.

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Samekofte fra Porsanger, Norway.  The traditional Sami costume is characterized by a dominant color adorned with contrast colored bands, plaits, pewter embroidery, tin art, and often a high collar. In the Norwegian language it is called 'kofte', Beautiful Norway, Tin Art, Norse Vikings, Tribal Dress, Wedding Costumes, Folk Costume, Festival Wear, High Collar, Traditional Dresses

Samekofte fra Porsanger, Norway. The traditional Sami costume is characterized by a dominant color adorned with contrast colored bands, plaits, pewter embroidery, tin art, and often a high collar. In the Norwegian language it is called 'kofte',

Winther in Finnmark, Norway (published february 2013 on fd.no - a lokal newspaper) Places Around The World, Around The Worlds, Arctic Circle, North Sea, Wonderful Places, Cool Places To Visit, Geography, Newspaper, Finland

Winther in Finnmark, Norway (published february 28. 2013 on fd.no - a lokal newspaper)

From Finnmarksløpet 2013.   Finnmarksløpet is the world’s northernmost sled dog race. Hosted by Alta Sled dog Club the race celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2011.In fact, Finnmarksløpet is two races. One that is 500 km long and raced with up to eight dogs, and one that is 1000 km long with maximum 14 dogs in front of the sled.  Both races start on the same day, Saturday of week 10 – in the month of March – in the biggest city in Finnmark county, the northernmost in Norway March Month, Ice Sculptures, 30th Anniversary, Sled, Prehistoric, Norway, Racing, Drink, City

From Finnmarksløpet 2013. Finnmarksløpet is the world’s northernmost sled dog race. Hosted by Alta Sled dog Club the race celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2011.In fact, Finnmarksløpet is two races. One that is 500 km long and raced with up to eight dogs, and one that is 1000 km long with maximum 14 dogs in front of the sled. Both races start on the same day, Saturday of week 10 – in the month of March – in the biggest city in Finnmark county, the northernmost in Norway

Reindear racing is a very exlucive sport in the northernmost parts of Norway. Photo by Marie Knutsen All Over The World, Norway, Deer, Racing, Activities, Superhero, Drink, Sport, People

Reindear racing is a very exlucive sport in the northernmost parts of Norway. Photo by Marie Knutsen

Blooming Marikåpe (norwegian name), or Alchemilla is a genus of herbaceous perennial plants in the family Rosaceae, with the common name "lady's mantle" applied generically as well as specifically to Alchemilla mollis. Alchemilla Mollis, Herbaceous Perennials, Common Names, History Education, Natural History, Yellow Flowers, Norway, Flora, Herbs

A blooming Marikåpe or Alchemilla. The yellow flowers are very tiny. Photo: Ann Christin Skogstad

There is nothing like seeing the sun again afther about two months of darkness in Finnmark, Norway.  In Finnmark, the sun disappers (goes down under the horisont), in late november and rises again in late january. It is in short a cold but pritty sight for people living in the northern part of Norway Places Around The World, Around The Worlds, See The Sun, Wonderful Places, Norway, Darkness, Globe, November, Cold

There is nothing like seeing the sun again afther about two months of darkness in Finnmark, Norway. In Finnmark, the sun disappers (goes down under the horisont), in late november and rises again in late january. It is in short a cold but pritty sight for people living in the northern part of Norway

This cute Shetland pony named Donald (born in became 30 years old. He is here pictured with his last of many owners. My best friend owned Donald when he was about nine years old, so I have many good memories with him. My Best Friend, Best Friends, 30 Years Old, Best Memories, Norway, Pony, Horses, Heart, Cute

This cute Shetland pony named Donald (born in 1974), became 30 years old. He is here pictured with his last of many owners. My best friend owned Donald when he was about nine years old, so I have many good memories with him.