Vasaloppet The skiing marathon Vasaloppet is probably one of the most classic and traditional events in Sweden. By now there is not only one race but a whole week of competition that caters different classes of participants. Since this was my first time, I decided that it would be the wisest to decide for aContinue reading “Vasaloppet – Kortvasan”
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‘Winter solitude- in a world of one color the sound of wind.’ Matsuo Basho The Mountains – grow unnoticed Their Purple figures rise Without attempt Exhaustion Assistance or Applause In Their Eternal Faces The Sun with just delight Looks long and last and golden For fellowship at night Emily Dickinson Continue reading “Winter Solitude”
Snow, rain and a weird colored sunset. This afternoon. Yes, what’s happening to the winter weather? Today and yesterday were more like days in late spring: rain, melting snow,… Way too warm temperatures. So I decided to drive home already tomorrow, one day earlier than planned. Simply because skiing or any other outdoors activity simplyContinue reading “Winter! Winter?”
A windy day in the forest.
I’m still amazed places like this exist on earth. This morning I woke up to the sound of the trees swaying around and small branches flying against the window. It was definitely too windy to try to go higher up on the mountains, above the treeline. In the mountain station there is a cool weatherContinue reading “A windy day in the forest.”