Entries Tagged ‘Heritage’

Talvik Church

The church in Talvik, a small village just outside of Alta, holds a little bit of our family history.  A lot of Farfar’s family came from this area in Finnmark.  His great, great, great granddad, Arne Jacobsen, donated a seven stick chandelier in celebration of his seven children. On a trip back to Tromsø we […]

Folk Museums

folk-houseThe further ‘out of the way’ you go the more common it is to see folk cottages standing by the side of roads, along fjords or in a thicket of trees, minding their own business.

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