Last minute road trip to Norway

For quite some time, the plan for June was to take a flight to Biarritz and walk along the GR-11 long distance trail. The night before our departure the weather forecast promised nothing good for the next days: a lot of precipitation, coming down both as rain and snow, thunderstorms and temperatures below 10ºC. I’mContinue reading “Last minute road trip to Norway”

Jotunheimen – home of the giants

Jotunheimen This norwegian National Park is home to the 29 highest mountains of the country and has thus received it’s name ‘the home of the giants’. I was really excited to come here for the first time and see the landscape. Even though we have only been in one part of the region, I canContinue reading “Jotunheimen – home of the giants”

Nordkapp to Grövelsjön. 1800km, 110 days.

Nordkapp to Grövelsjön – all stages I researched and looked at maps during the last weeks and here are the possible stages for a combination from Gröna Bandet, Nordkalottleden, nortnernmost part of E1 (European Long Distance Footpath Norkapp to Sicily), Kungsleden and Norge på Langs.  Bold words mean places where one can restock on food orContinue reading “Nordkapp to Grövelsjön. 1800km, 110 days.”

Resuming 2015, part 4: autumn in Sweden.

This is the last part of what is like a summary of my outdoors 2015. Since the year is not over yet, this part will stop by the end of November, and there’s still another adventure to be had! Back in october I went to a Bushcaft course that was specialized on axe skills, givenContinue reading “Resuming 2015, part 4: autumn in Sweden.”