Entries Tagged ‘Alta’

Man beats up own car

Police in Alta had to stop a violent attack of a somewhat unusual nature this weekend.

Enter Missy and the Dragon

A few weeks ago, we got the latest addition to our farm: Our two horses. The first one is a Shetland pony called Missy, and the other a Norwegian Fjording horse called Drage («Dragon»). For a while, we had been looking around Finnmark for a pony that Lilu and other kids could ride and that […]

Stiletto Race

There was no use digging your heels in last weekend in the centre of Alta, when the local division of the national women’s running league Spar Jentebølgen arranged a race in the middle of a busy shopping street. And it wasn’t just an ordinary race. This was a sprint – in stilettos! The conditions for participating […]

Go Park Your Tractor

Where else but Alta is it normal to park your tractor at the supermarket?  Tractors and quads are regular get-around vehicles here in Alta.  They are handy when there is two feet of snow on the road but loading up with groceries can spoil your image.  I saw this one guy on his quad driving […]

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