Exploring cultures and communities – the slow way

A note from the remote border region on the Barents Sea coast where Russia and Norway share a common frontier.

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We wrote in hidden europe 16 about that little finger of Norwegian territory that abuts the Barents Sea and shares a short common border with Russia.

The Russian and Norwegian foreign ministers met in Kirkenes (Norway) in mid-June and there is serious talk of freeing up movement in the common border region.

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and Susanne Kries manage hidden europe, a Berlin-based editorial bureau that supplies text and images to media across Europe. Together they edit hidden europe magazine. Nicky and Susanne are dedicated slow travellers. They delight in discovering the exotic in the everyday.

This article was published in hidden europe 21.