The Saami people – Arctic Council

  Who are the Saami peoples.    The indigenous Saami peoples, these Northern old growth forests are essential to Saami reindeer herding, a traditional way of life that the Saami hope to continue into future generations.  The Saami are the indigenous people of Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia The Arctic Council is the leading intergovernmental… Continue reading The Saami people – Arctic Council

Wooden churches in Norway

Contemporary Stave Church Rises like a Pointy Wooden Crown in Norway. Designed by Olso studio Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter, the Community Church Knarvik is an awe-inspiring mass of sharply angled timber that harmoniously complements the Norwegian city of Hordaland's mountainous terrain. A modern twist on the medieval-style stave church, this contemporary chapel is clad in light-colored pine… Continue reading Wooden churches in Norway

Sweden – Finland – Norway – Denmark borders

Sweden, known officially as the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country found in Northern Europe. By area, it is the third-largest country in the European Union, at 450,295 square kilometers. Its capital city is Stockholm, which is also the country’s largest city. Sweden has been ranked as the fourth most competitive country in the world, and has… Continue reading Sweden – Finland – Norway – Denmark borders