The Northern Norwegian fishing and whaling communities are being challenged by the young people leaving these small islands for a different life. The traditions and cultures are being lost as the youth migrate to the mainland and never return.
— Marcus Bleasdale
takes us high in the air over dream-like tropical settings in this exquisitely printed, over-sized book.
After World War II, families in small and remote fishing villages in Lofoten, Northern Norway, were offered a lump sum from the government to leave their homes and relocate to more central places in a plan to modernize the nation. Photographer