Sápmi The Sami call their land Sápmi and it is quite a large area; about the size of Sweden, but spread out over Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russian Kola Peninsula.  Most experts agree that the Sami culture can be traced back to around 2000 to 2500 years.

Sápmi The Sami call their land Sápmi and it is quite a large area; about the size of Sweden, but spread out over Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russian Kola Peninsula. Most experts agree that the Sami culture can be traced back to around 2000 to 2500 years.

Pattern for Sami gloves from Kautokeino, Finnmark, Norway

Pattern for Sami gloves from Kautokeino, Finnmark, Norway and pictures of lots of other Scandinavian mittens

Sami bracelets: tin embroidery on reindeer leather, reindeer antler button

Sami bracelets: tin embroidery on reindeer leather, reindeer antler button

The UNESCO-protected rock carvings in Alta, Norway - Alta museum is worth to visit,

Alta Museum - World heritage Rock art centre Photo: Kjersti Bang

Jukkasjarvi church is the oldest church in Lapland

Jukkasjärvi Church

Like something that’s tumbled from the pages of a children’s storybook, Jukkasjärvi church is painted red and white, and often blanketed with thick snow.


More ideas
Pinterest
Search