A rust brown start of Scandinavian spring

A rust brown start of Scandinavian spring

Posted by on Jun 13, 2015 in Nature | No Comments

Nature’s colors arrange for renewal at the beginning of a Scandinavian spring. The grayish green of the reindeer moss, the vivid green of the young spruces, the rust brown of grass. And the birch trees are shown as a haze of purple, stretched out along the hills. Small, tiny spruces are fighting over territory, feverishly […]

Why a dogsled is pulled by huskies instead of poodles

Why a dogsled is pulled by huskies instead of poodles

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015 in Animals & wildlife | No Comments

Skiing, snowboarding, walking, ice-fishing or a snow scooter ride? The winter’s outdoor activities list is a long one and has to be completed by including a dogsled tour. Dog sledding has its roots in history: travellers and hunters used dog power for transportation of people, food and trade goods, crossing frozen lakes and snow covered […]

Weighing the down or synthetics issue against an egg

Weighing the down or synthetics issue against an egg

Posted by on Dec 13, 2014 in Clothing | No Comments

Hiking means carrying your gear. Some items are heavy, some are bulky, and smart packing is a must. Now, because you cannot reduce the weight of water, take a look at the other essentials. Clothing for instance as furs and feathers are not ours. Unlike the animals living in cold climates like in Scandinavia, we […]

Outdoor is like chocolate

Outdoor is like chocolate

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Clothing, General | No Comments

Summer holidays are over and autumn is here now with its morning chill and rainy days. While organizing the photographs and thinking where to go next year, images of the first time we went upnorth, into the Scandinavian wilderness, come into mind. I have learned a lot ever since. First of all about myself, that […]