This summer I joined the Fjällräven Classic for a second time. After last year's adventure I really wanted to share the experience with my SO. It took some convincing, but in the end, he decided to join me for what was his first overnight hiking trip ever. For me the Classic was a flashback to … Continue reading Fjällräven Classic: the second time
While cycling we must have met hundreds of people, almost all of them friendly and helpful. Some people you forget about after a while, no matter how nice they were. Others are engraved in your memory for ever. This is one of those people. We were having a lovely day and managed to cycle quite … Continue reading Tale from the trail (13): it’s all about the people
I started my hike in the very last start group on Sunday, at 1 pm. I didn't plan my stops beforehand, but I knew I wanted to arrive in Abisko on Thursday. It seemed appropriate to finish on my birthday, arriving seemed like a great way to celebrate. Plus in Abisko I could get a … Continue reading Fjällräven Classic: the hike
While crossing the Öresund bridge on our holiday last month we were reminded of a particular tale of the trail from our trip of a lifetime. While the crossing itself was quite uneventful, that first evening in Sweden is one of our fondest memories. Because you aren't allowed to cross the bridge by bike we took … Continue reading Tale from the trail (8): Swedish kindness
As I explained in 'Norway, here we come!' we are traveling in Norway for about a month. After a bit of a slow start we are finally getting the hang of traveling by car again and we are falling head over heels for this beautiful country. It took us a couple of days to make … Continue reading Norway: getting started
I was mindlessly surfing the internet when I came across a Facebook post that made my heart race and seemed to call out my name.