Living in Sweden’s Alaska

Working in the mountains is unlike most other workplaces. Anybody who ever spent a season in the Alps or in the Scandinavian mountains will probably agree with me.  This summer I got the chance to spend three months in Ritsem. Ritsem is a very small village at the end of a 150 km long road,Continue reading “Living in Sweden’s Alaska”

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Three weeks on Nordkalottleden

Abisko – Ritsem – Ny-Sulitjelma – Vaimok – Kvikkjokk Day 1- 15km/ 4 hours After a quick morning flight to Kiruna, we arrive in Abisko around noon. I buy a bottle of gas and off we go for the first stage. Kungsleden trail is in a sad state, with tracks from 4×4 vehicles all overContinue reading “Three weeks on Nordkalottleden”