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The Midnight Sun Road

The Midnight Sun Road was an old abandoned project with the aim of creating more awareness for a road less travelled. You’ll find the Midnight Sun Road monument at the North Cape plateau just outside the main building before you

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Arctic Cartoons Long before Disney

People, Man, or as plant prodigy Carl von Linné named us, Homo sapiens sapiens came to being some 200.000 years ago in Eastern Africa.  About 50.000 years ago, people started migrating to the rest of the world. At that time

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The Northern Light’s Cathedral

Churches have been an important part of The Diamonds of the Arctic Tour. Anywhere you go in the world they are impressive buildings. Some churches, say, the Liverpool Cathedral took 74 years to build. The new church of Alta was

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The Northern Lights Currency – NOK 200

Mr. Kristian Birkeland (1867 – 1917) was a Norwegian scientist. At an early age he showed interest and acumen for physics. Birkeland had an inquisitive and innovative mind. He was very interested in magnetism. His knowledge was used for industrial

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Three Simple Tips from an Arctic Cook That Will Make Anyone an Excellent Cook

Millions of people all over the world are apping for great cooking tips. People love watching TV-shows aiming to emulate details of chefs such as Jamie Oliver, Wolfgang Puck, Mario Batali, Rachael Ray, Nigella Lawson, Gordon Ramsay, Sandra Lee, Jacques

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Music Is About Expressing Yourself – Joik Is About Expressing Anything

It was getting late. We had just visited three attractions in Alta. And we headed towards inner Finnmark, to the heart of Sapmi. It is 130 km from Alta to Kautokeino. There isn’t any traffic to speak of, and in

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A Timeless Member of the Slow Movement

Slow food and slow cities have caught on for the last thirty years. The movement was started in 1986 by Italian food lover Mr. Carlo Petrini. It was the alternative to life in the fast food line, such as McDonald’s.

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The Smallest Court House in the Arctic

The last thing any traveler would want to encounter is judicial issues. After all, it is one of those things vacationers are trying to get away from in their day-to-day life. Yack. per se, in a blog like this it

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What Happens When You Count Decade by Decade

Overlooking the Kautokeino river and south of the center of Kautokeino, you’ll find Juhls’ Silver Gallery. Open every day it has mesmerized visitors for two generations. It was the first silversmith in the county of Finnmark, when it was established

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The Hotel’s First Proposals to You Is an Autobiography of The Owner

You would think that the owner with a funny red cap on the cover is a little cocky. WTB! What the (reindeer) Buck! This man is probably more concerned about his ego than providing us with good service. But before

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