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Travel photo challenge recap

My Dusty Flip-Flops had nominated me for the 10-day photo challenge, which I happily took on! She grabbed the idea of doing a recap from someone else and I decided […]

Senses

I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order – John Burroughs

Stepping stones

There will always be rocks in the roads ahead of us. They will be stumbling blocks or stepping stones; it all depends how you use them – Friedrich Nietzsche

Travel stories ›

The Golden Circle

August 22 2019 I hopped on a plane to Reykjavík, Iceland. Finally, a dream was coming true! I’ve wanted to visit Iceland ever since I started riding Icelandic horses way […]

Bomarsund & Notvikstornet

My friend and I continued our travels around the Åland Islands. Next up…a history lesson! Although not much is left of Bomarsund and Notvikstornet, it was still interesting to visit […]

Jan Karlsgården

On day three, Sanna and I went to Jan Karlsgården, an open-air museum and the main museum on Åland. A place packed with traditions showing what farms would have looked […]

Mariehamn

In the afternoon on day two, my friend and I went to the capital of Åland: Mariehamn. The weather was still as stunning as it had been all day. In […]

Personal ›

Summer falls as Autumn hauls

Autumn has arrived. Sunny days have made way for general gloominess. I don’t mind the wind or cooler temperatures. What I always have trouble adjusting to, is the grey skies […]

Ingredients for a balanced self

What heals you, brings you back into balance, makes you feel whole and wholesome? This is what Arête over at the Aroused blog is asking us this week. It’s a […]

Suck it up, buttercup!

Eleven weeks ago, we had to start working from home due to Covid-19 measures. Our employer has decided that we’ll be working from home until at least September. There have […]

A day of waterfalls

Day 3 of our Icelandic adventure started with a visit to Seljalandsfoss. What’s cool about this waterfall is that you can walk behind it! I’ve always wanted to do that! […]