'THE LONG JOURNEY HOME' : LAPLAND : NORTHERN SWEDEN
  • "The Long Journey Home"
    Reindeer Migration for Lonely Planet magazine.
    Following routes that their ancestors took millennia before them, the Sami reindeer herders make their annual migration across the frozen wilds of northern Sweden...
  • Stray Reindeers on Sacred Mountain
     
  • Sami Reindeer Herder - Kennart.
  • Tagging prior to migration.
  • Capture, corralling & tagging prior to migration.
  • Capture and corralling for tagging prior to migration.
  • The migration begins - the Reindeer in full flow.
  • The migration begins.
  • We feed the reindeer moss from felled trees...it's so good they even tolerate a close-up.
  • Reindeer Herd on Sacred Mountain
  • Water break - Fresh from the mountain spring.
  • The weather takes a turn for the worst but the migration goes on.
  • We rest for the night in a traditional Lavu.
  • Reindeer Herd cross Sacred Mountain.
  • Home sweet home - a log cabin awaits us at the end of the migration.
Description
Reindeer Migration in Lapland for Lonely Planet Magazine.
Fields
Digital Photography, Photography
Date
2010