Tradition Hotel Kultahovi Inari
Travel Blogs from Inari
... a little, the trees became shorter and more spread out and finally they more or less disappeared, thereby affording us extensive views of this wilderness of a land.
Within 30 km or so of Kirkenes, we all became very excited when we came across a river with a dramatic cascade of water, with a bridge crossing it, the bridge that was to take us on our homeward route, in fact. Richard and I were fortunate enough to see a salmon ...
... timed for around 13:00 when we would have lunch and then 'do’ the museum. Our boat trip was scheduled for 17:00 for two and a half hours, so we had a lot of time.
We really liked some of the exhibits of the museum. There was one temporary exhibition on water, its’ behaviour and importance to the local environment. What particularly struck me was that the English translation of the text was fantastic, it was scientifically accurate but poetic, it was a real joy ...
... differed. Some of them remained pretty much in the same location, relying on fish and animals that they trapped and hunted and later, domesticated reindeer. Others were semi-nomadic, having summer and winter areas they settled in, depending upon where their principal means of sustenance, the reindeer, were centred. All of these groupings had their lives changed when southern peoples migrated northwards and brought pressures to bear, brought from competition and misuse ...
... br> so km.
If there was ever an empty main road then this road must be it. In all the
70km I only saw 4 cars. There was actually more wildlife on the road than there
were cars. I saw a few large camel looking animals which I can only think were
some sort of very large deer. Then standing in a feel was a rather poor soaked
fox and of course there was loads of Arctic Reindeer.
The temperature has remained freezing today and the highest it has reached
was 2 ...
...... and as we journeyed south throughg wooded hills, the trees started to appear slowly getting larger as the ice retreated. There are also numerous secluded lakes. This is all very isolated country; deep Lapland and the region of the Sammi native people, they are herders of reindeer. There are many road signs warning ...