Short Roadtrip in Lapland. Or: The Connective Character of Winter

Muonio RiverRecently, on the way with the car in somewhere in Lapland, I discovered how connective the Lappish winter can be: some border villages along the Muonio river only have a road connection in the cold season of the year. On the first two images you can see the road connection over the frozen river between Saivomuotka (SWE) and Sonkamuoatka (FIN). The next regular bridge is about 40 km away. So that’s how winter is (physically) connecting the Northern countries :-)

Besides these images are some other pictures from the roads in Enontekiö in spring time …

 

Muonio River
Muonio River
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