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Jokkmokk Sámi market in Swedish Lapland – in pictures

Credit: Lola Akinmade Akerstrom The oldest archaeological discoveries which tie Sámi to the region date back 10,000 years. Traditionally, Sá...

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Jokkmokk Sámi market in Swedish Lapland – in pictures

Every February, the small town of Jokkmokk in Swedish Lapland hosts the 400-year-old winter market of the indigenous Sámi people, with folk dancing, reindeer races and traditional food

Mountain Kebnekaise, Swedish Lappland There are around 2,000 mountains and caves that can be explored throughout Sweden, a lot of which are highly suitable for tourists to visit and that will awaken the urge to embark on new thrilling adventures.Due to the northerly latitude of the Swedish mountains, summer time offers sunny green grass hiking and skiing until May. Exploring can be done year round, and if you’re coming here from October to May,

Sápmi, the land of the Sami .. the area 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. The Sami inhabited the region long before the concept of national borders existed. Most experts agree that the Sami culture can be traced back to around 2000 to 2500 years.

Saami girls in traditional costume sell dried fish at the traditional market. Jokkmokk. Sweden: Sami, Jokkmokk Market: Arctic & Antarctic photographs, pictures & images from Bryan & Cherry Alexander Photography.

Just for one day, to be 10 years old again and at our Lake House in Deep Creek, Maryland. Now this is a memory that is cherished.