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The 15 Points for Making Great Sled Dogs

Our Diamonds of the Arctic Tour 2014 was on the beginning of the end. We had driven from Boden and straight to Muonio, the second longest leg on the tour with a distance of 350 km. On our agenda were

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The 360 Degrees Sun Destination

From Kaunispää you can see the destination of Saariselkä in all its magnificence. At the viewing point there is a gift shop and a restaurant, Huippu, dedicated to culinary excellence. As proven by the membership in Chaine des Rotisseurs. In

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Posted in Enare, LIFE, OUTDOORS, SANTA'S ROAD

This Is What the Arctic Is All About

Stabbursnes naturhus and museum (The Stabbursnes National Park Center) is just 2.5 hours from North Cape. It is one of the gems that are easy to neglect. The presentations in the museum are connecting loose ends. This is where you

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Posted in MIDNIGHT SUN ROAD, NATURE, OUTDOORS, Porsanger/Lakselv, SANTA'S ROAD

The Original Commercial Lavvu

It has a classic shape, it is sturdy, it is easy to move, and can be seen all over the arctic area. The lavvu is the traditional tent of the Saami people. A home perfected for the old nomadic lifestyle

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Posted in Kautokeino, LIFE, MIDNIGHT SUN ROAD, OUTDOORS

Serious on Hiking – Try Hetta/Enontekiö

The Finns are ardent hikers. Many hectares of hiking areas are administered by the forest administration – Metsähallitus – a business organization guided by the Finnish Ministry of the Environment. One of some 20 recreational centers throughout Finland is situated

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Posted in Enontekiö, MIDNIGHT SUN ROAD, NATURE, OUTDOORS

The Gas Station That Guides You in English, Bad English And All Kinds of Languages

At the very top of Sweden we meet Mr. Sven Eliasson at Karesuando Bensin. This is the place where Norwegians buy their cheap snus, sigarettes and perhaps a beer or two. The store is famous throughout the area. It is

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Posted in Kiruna, LIFE, MIDNIGHT SUN ROAD, OUTDOORS

12 Things You Should Do If You Meet a Bear in the Wilderness

You are hiking peacefully along the trail when all of a sudden you spot a bear. You heart rate makes a jump and you wonder what to do now. Who is afraid of who? The bear has more to fear

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