How to pack (moderately light) for wintertime.

I thought of this post as a follow up to Losing weight from last summer, which has turned out to be an article that still gets a lot of views. I’m by no means an expert when it comes to packing or winter hikes but I’m always putting some effort in planning what to bring. Of course theContinue reading “How to pack (moderately light) for wintertime.”

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Vasaloppet – Kortvasan

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”

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”

Winter Solitude

‘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”