Do you feel like a hike in the fells with your kids or friends sounds too risky?
On June 17th (Finnish Nature Day) we celebrated not only falling in love with summer nights but also wild flower day, the Sunday preceding Midsummer's Eve.
This was when it first hit us, that burning question...
A night on the courtyard of the public office building or indoors didn't sit right with us, so we chose the Jyppyrä vista point.
Painting soon began to feel meditative.
It was our first time beyond the polar circle.
My winter hikes have thus far included day trips and weekend long treks. Over the years the urge to learn about the skills necessary for ski hikes has grown exponentially and this winter I took my first step toward it. Anne told you guys about the Introduction to arctic ski hiking, the very same intro … Continue reading Hell’s Kitchen Open in Sarek
Sour milk, muesli, bananas and brown sugar. Aka the Icelandic breakfast. Hop on the saddle and join me to a horseback hike in northern Iceland! A few years ago I accomplished one of my dreams and traveled to Iceland. I also got two dreams with one stone as I did a 300 kilometer horseback hike … Continue reading Tolting in breathtaking views
In February I acquainted myself with an interesting destination; Jurmo Island in the archipelago.
Petrin Hill was quiet and serene in the soft rain.
I only have dim lines in my calendar. In other words, I have plenty of plans but few dates set.
Bark grows tougher as the tree grows older and these ones are ancient. A year and a half ago we had the privilege of spending two weeks with our friend in California. We saw a dozen amazing things, more than we could've ever asked for. And ever since we've been hoping for a jackpot in … Continue reading In the kingdom of giants