National Geographic : 1939 Apr
© National Geographic Society roaacnrome oyinomas vv. ivici'new FOR TEN WEEKS EACH WINTER FLAM KNOWS NOT THE SUN, BUT THIS RED HOUSE, AMILE AWAY, BASKS INITS LIGHT High peaks blot out all solar rays from the near-by Norwegian village for some weeks before and after Christmas. During this time the sun isnot seen from the village, but by a strange prank of Nature its bright beams peep through a break in themountains tobathe thedwelling and theslope beyond. Flam villagers make daily pilgrimages to this home to sit in the cheery sunlight and enjoy its warmth.