Lemmings and the Midnight Sun

Summer nights in Lapland have a peaceful, still quality lent to them by the magic of the midnight sun. The light, so bright at such a late hour alters your sense of time and place. Is it 10 am? 10 pm? It’s hard to tell.

It was 1970 and I was staying with a Lapp family in a remote cottage near the village of Ivalo, in Finnish Lapland…

The post is online with accompanying images at http://elliekennard.ca/lemmings-midnight-sun/

 

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