Don't spread your stuff around and leave your rucksack outside.
"It's best not to ask too many questions."
Let's go back a year one more time.
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.
I only have dim lines in my calendar. In other words, I have plenty of plans but few dates set.
The Ounastunturi part of Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park is generally considered lesser known to the public. Nevertheless, the towering Pyhäkero is what starts the whole hike when going from Hetta to Pallas. For us it was the first taste of the open fells. In early June we were impressed by the steep uphill after the Pyhäkero … Continue reading My first Fell
And there we were, breathing in the cleanest air in the world and watching him bottle it up for shipment to the Rocky Mountains.
On the second day we drank some more coffee and started painting. Second day at the office It was a little damp after the downpour in the morning, as we woke up in the tent (which we had set up at the yard of the accommodation they had booked for us). We packed everything up … Continue reading Pal of the National Park, part 2
So we eventually got a chance to spend the night on the beach of Red Sands. Up until the very end it seemed like we'd catch a cold. It wasn't too smart to go to a sauna just before heading outdoors. But it couldn't be helped, every news article was unanimous, there would be auroras … Continue reading The firey night of the Red Sands
So I'll tell you what we did and didn't do on out first day as volunteers. I'm not sure if it's clear enough but we were swinging paint brushes around in the North in late August/Early September. But on the first day we didn't swing anything around. First day On Monday morning we woke up … Continue reading Pal of the National Park, part 1
The local newspaper even interviewed us!