Registration

And then it was time to register! I received my trekking pass, luggage tag, and picked up a map and trash bag. Then I went for food. They had huge crates with various freeze dried meals. I stocked up on breakfast and spaghetti bolognese, because I remembered from last time the spaghetti was actually quite…

Relaxing in Kiruna

On Wednesday August 9th I made my way to Kiruna in Swedish Lapland. The Fjällräven Classic wouldn’t start until Friday the 11th, but I wanted to get to Kiruna in advance to acclimatise and to relax a bit before the big adventure started. On the plane over, there were many hikers and I met several…

Unfinished business

Last month, I attempted to hike the Fjällräven Classic in Swedish Lapland again. My first try was in 2013, and leaving the trail then left me devastated and defeated. Too much was riding on the trek then and what was meant as a positive experience, a boost of life, ended up weighing me down. Since…

Lake Geneva

All good things come to an end, so the same goes for this wonderful holiday in France I had last year. My friend drove me to the airport in Geneva, as that was closer than Lyon, and I got to see Lake Geneva!. I had no idea I’d be so excited to see this lake,…

Windows

This image just doesn’t seem real. The grass is so green, it’s almost ridiculous! Perhaps the contrast was created by the bright sunlight and that big cloud hovering the little hill. Kind of like an old WIndows default desktop image or Teletubby country (uh oh). But I’d say this one is so much better!