Røros, a journey throught the snow

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Photo and caption by Agurtxane Concellon

A group of 20-30 men and women with 12 horses and sleighs will travel during three days, crossing snowed roads and iced lakes, to reach to reach the openingday of Røros winter fair in Norway. A Royal decree of 1853 states that ”From 1854 onwards a yearly market shall be held in Røros, commencing the second last Tuesday in the month of February, lasting until the following Friday.”

Location: Røros, Norway


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