Karasjok
2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok Sami, reindeer butchering

2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok Sami, reindeer butchering

2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok Sami, reindeer butchering a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter They butcher the males which are at least 1.5 years old and sell the meat to a distribution center that keeps it chilled or frozen and distributes it further south. They like to butcher in September because it...
2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok Sami country, reindeer mixed herd which will be separated for winter

2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok Sami country, reindeer mixed herd which will be separated for winter

2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok Sami country, reindeer mixed herd which will be separated for winter a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Winter is harsh and there is little food so the reindeer are separated into smaller herds according to ownership. The owners then are responsible for moving them to different locations...
2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok Sami, country reindeer herd. The females and males younger than a year are kept in the herd.

2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok Sami, country reindeer herd. The females and males younger than a year are kept in the herd.

2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok Sami, country reindeer herd. The females and males younger than a year are kept in the herd. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok Sami, reindeer butcher site where the kill the animals then take them home to cut up and sell

2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok Sami, reindeer butcher site where the kill the animals then take them home to cut up and sell

2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok Sami, reindeer butcher site where the kill the animals then take them home to cut up and sell a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok Sami country, Sami girls at the reindeer slaughter site.

2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok Sami country, Sami girls at the reindeer slaughter site.

2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok Sami country, Sami girls at the reindeer slaughter site. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2011-09-18 Norway Kasrajok Sami country. The children see reindeer butchering as a normal part of life.

2011-09-18 Norway Kasrajok Sami country. The children see reindeer butchering as a normal part of life.

2011-09-18 Norway Kasrajok Sami country. The children see reindeer butchering as a normal part of life. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok Sami country, they kill the reindeer at this central location then take them home to butcher.

2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok Sami country, they kill the reindeer at this central location then take them home to butcher.

2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok Sami country, they kill the reindeer at this central location then take them home to butcher. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2011-09-18 Norway Kasrajok Sami country, reindeer butchering for the winter. The blood is made into pancakes and sausage.

2011-09-18 Norway Kasrajok Sami country, reindeer butchering for the winter. The blood is made into pancakes and sausage.

2011-09-18 Norway Kasrajok Sami country, reindeer butchering for the winter. The blood is made into pancakes and sausage. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter The reindeer blood is brighter red than human blood and does not darken quickly. In fact it looks like bright red paint and is rather thin....
2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok Sami country, there is a wooden house with the summer teepee next to the little lake

2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok Sami country, there is a wooden house with the summer teepee next to the little lake

2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok Sami country, there is a wooden house with the summer teepee next to the little lake a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok, Sami country - they use teepees like Native American one's but only during the summer months in temporary reindeer camps

2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok, Sami country – they use teepees like Native American one’s but only during the summer months in temporary reindeer camps

2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok, Sami country – they use teepees like Native American one’s but only during the summer months in temporary reindeer camps a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok, Sami country north of the Arctic circle, Norway

2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok, Sami country north of the Arctic circle, Norway

2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok, Sami country north of the Arctic circle, Norway a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter This is rugged glaciated igneous rocks – basalts and granites. There is little soil formation so the vegetation is rather sparse. Plus the winters are very long and very cold so the life...
2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok, our young charming Sami guide

2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok, our young charming Sami guide

2011-09-18 Norway Karasjok, our young charming Sami guide a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Our guide was a charming young woman who owns a reindeer herd of 599 animals which she moves around to different pastures in the winter. They use snow mobiles now whereas in the past they used...