My last post highlighted an interesting detail from the SIIDA – Sami Culture Museum – a traditional fishing boat with a giant salmon on it. Although the large part of discovery in the Lapland region occurs outside museums, here you can learn more about things you might be interested in while travelling over here.
Some rivers of Lapland are full of salmons. I’m not going to say a lot of things about this fish species, I’ll just tell an interesting little story. As salmon is a popular food and sportfish, many tourists in Lapland and Finnmark (the northernmost region of Norway) are interested in catching salmon from those rivers. […]
Our trip to Finland was fairly musical; in the very first day we visited the National Museum of Finland where a temporary exhibition about a famous composer was on. Music is an important part of every culture and folclore. In Inari, where we visited a Sami family and a reindeer farm, we had quite a […]
Before visiting a real museum – the Sami Culture Museum, we experienced everything the Museum talks about. Here is the gallery, notice the Sami people in their traditional costumes, beautiful reindeer, typical cabins, the forests and vegetation, and much more. This is a story about a visit to the indigenous people of the European Arctic. […]