Our house is farthest away from the rest of the village, which
puts us in the wild. Of course we use that freedom to persuade
passers-by to stop for coffee, cakes and other goodies we might be
The picture shows our house, which illustrates quit well how
all houses in this part of Norway looked like. Why? Well, the Nazis
burned almost every house in the Northern Norway in 1944. The people
here and the government did an exceptional job, rebuilding 50 thousand
houses in 3 years, when Norway still was a poor country.
From August 2007 to August 2006 our family fulfilled our
dream, and lived here. We've all grown up near Oslo. Living this far
North (70º N) and close to the Arctic Ocean, with only 16 other
inhabitants was something
to talk about.
Wikipedia has a small note about Akkarvik.