No julebord is the same: ours was filled with ribbe and pinnekjøtt, aquavit and folkeswing music.
Entries for the ‘Alta’ Category
Welcome lights aren’t just for the home, they are used by all types of businesses – doctor’s surgeries, charities, car dealerships, banks and even our car battery store. (Yes, Norwegian men appreciate being welcomed by lights too!)
The city is on the edge, we are growing rapidly, but right now, there are just not quite enough people for all the shops to survive. Street shops have to compete against an import shopping tradition – Norwegians aren’t used to paying for a middle man.
Komsa Mountain has always been an special place for the peoples who live in the area, from the Stone Age with rock art, to the Sami with spiritual rocks and sites, and now to modern Alta as a place to look over the growing city and enjoy the beauty and tranquility of nature.