Trip to the Arctic Circle

Travelogue entry: August 6

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On the way up
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Not too long after starting out
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Holgers Traktormuseum north of Svartbyn
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Event hall at some facility near Överkalix
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Överkalix and Kalix River from the roof of the hall
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Arctic Circle marker, Juoksengi, Sweden
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Erik clowning around at the cafe
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Speaking of clowns, enjoy some ice cream, won't you?
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The cafe just south of the marker
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A little scenery behind it
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Roadside marker (which is a little south of the actual Circle nowadays)
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Where to?
   
Kukkolaforsen historical site
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Restaurant at Kukkolaforsen
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Rafters coming down the river
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Tradional fishing pier
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Traditional boat
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Pier on the Finnish side of the river
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Fisherman on the Finnish side
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Rapids close-up
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Village bakery
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Inside
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Flour mill
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Inner workings
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River diversion for the (now gone) water wheel
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Hydroelectric generator station
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More boats
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Sawmill
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Fishing museum
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Model pier
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Model meadow barn, built off the ground as flood protection
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Kalix from Erik and Carina's apartment
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