Vaaruvuori Nature Trail in Korpilahti was chosen as the next destination because we had driven past it an excessive amount of times.
Yes, there's homework involved from time to time. And to up the ante with the whole thing I was in the Lappeenranta-Imatra sector at the time, which made it significantly more difficult but fortunately our guest pen Sonja knows her way around. South Carelian marshes are a rarity of some sort and if you manage … Continue reading The homework the dog didn’t eat
With Winter approaching fast I came across these photos that haven't for some reason made it to the blog yet.
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
This particular nature trail of Jyväskylä is especially in these days. There are three things I love about the trail and you can feel the divide between classes when the path goes adjacent to a golf course. I sort of love the dirty looks the players tend to give hikers in the area, no matter … Continue reading Sippulanniemi Nature Trail
Once you start hearing the roar of the rapids, prepare yourself. It will be impressive.
I must be a little daft, preferring Autumn weather over hot Summer days.
Volunteering in a National Park, in addition to hard work, contains some serious hiking. On our second week in August 2016 we came to Pallas, so an opportunity to finally scale the Taivaskero Fell arose. On our last visit here we had to skip it due to extreme conditions. Taivaskero is the tallest one in … Continue reading At the edge of the sky
This time, our guest writer is Sonja, who tells us about conquering those mental obstacles that surround starting a new hobby like hiking. We're honored to be a part of the story! //Anne A hammock might as well be pink This is a story about courage. About how one can evolve from passive eBay browsing … Continue reading A hammock might as well be pink
A hundred nights is a lot.
Following and listening to other people’s travel stories is extremely relaxing. Here are three travel blogs about putting one foot in front of the other like nobody’s business! Let me know about your favorites and I’ll be sure to check them out. My social media blackout doesn’t include avoiding amazing travel stories. First and foremost, … Continue reading Other people’s trips
We had just come back from our trip to California and we didn’t want to go too far from home on Midsummer Week.