Hiking In Northern Sweden Via Vistas And Nallo

I was desperate to return to the mountains of northern Sweden for another long multi-day hike.  It is so beautiful up there, and my favourite time is early September.  The temperatures have cooled, the mosquitos have disappeared, and the short lived arctic autumn is underway in all its glorious colours.  The last time I hiked up here I was with my hubby, and we …

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New Photography Website

So I have decided to sell some of my photography images on canvas! 🙂 I now have a second website that is just dedicated to the images that are for sale, together with prices for varying sizes of canvas. Below are a few selected images to give you an idea of the images you can find on my website  so hop over and …

Easy Campfire Recipes – Totally Tantalising Tastebud Teasers

Campfires can be a cosy break for refuelling on a hike, or a place to base yourselves while children play in nature for a while, or a necessity for cooking food on an overnight camping adventure.  Whatever your reasons are for having a campfire, they can be an incredibly cosy environment.  They can be fun, magical, and add a sense …

Anglestue Grottor – A Magical Playground In Nature

Whether you are looking for an easy stroll in the woods, or a sheltered interesting place for a fika, or a great place for children to play, you will not be disappointed with Anglestue Grottor.  Some very intriguing naturally formed caves and rock falls.  The easy walk from the car park does not detract from the feeling you are in …

Mini Adventures To Take With Your Mini People

Yay!!!! I have finally managed to complete my first book all about mini adventures, and it was available from late October.  This blog post is well overdue to tell you about it, but life has been revolving around adopting a retired sled dog from Norway (see my instagram highlights and photos), which happened just after the book became available.  So I …

Utklippan – Simplicity, Seals, & Sunsets

Utklippan is Sweden’s southern most set of islands. I consists of a pair of islands named  Norraskär and Södraskär.  The islands are very low lying and there is a harbour in between them.  The main feature of Utklippan is its lighthouse.  The buildings on Södraskär are where the lighthouse keepers and their families lived from 1840 to 1972. There has …

Kristianopel – 7 Things To Do

Kristianopel is a small town right on the south eastern edge of the southern Swedish county of Blekinge.  Kristianopel is quaint and beautiful.  In the summer it has fragrant rambling roses, wandering tourists exploring, and boats bobbing in the harbour.  There are beautiful wooden Swedish houses to look at, and some are quite ornate as they are old.  Kristianopel was once …

Finnmark Plateau Skiing Adventure

Finnmark is a region high up inside the Arctic Circle in northern Norway.  On the Finnmark Plateau you can find nature at its purest.  It is wild, rugged, pristine, beautiful, and dangerous.  The area is home to the Sami and their reindeer herds, trying to coexist with those of us mad enough, from a different culture, who chose to explore this …

Hiking Kungsleden – The Mountains Of Arctic Sweden

Kungsleden is a stunning hiking trail in the north of Sweden.  It is around 440km long in its entirety, but many people, like we did, choose a section of it to hike.  Kungsleden runs from Abisko at the northern end, to Hemavan at the southern end.  During the winter months it becomes a ski trail, impassable in walking boots.  I was up here in the …