Third day our walk started from the jetty at Hawse End where you can get to by boat from the town. The boat runs regularly but not too often so you should check the timetable in advance. It is also … Continue reading Finding high places – Lake district challenge, Cat Bells, England day 3
After day 1 I was pretty knackered to start with, but a good night sleep helped a lot. Still the morning started a bit disoriented because I could not find my iron pills and I was sure I packed them … Continue reading Finding high places – Lake district challenge, Skiddaw, England day 2
Queen’s route the day before was the most strenous of all our hikes both physically and mentally so far, so the next day was going to be a rest day. We drove to towards Lofoten islands and as it was … Continue reading Finding high places – Veggen, Haukland beach, Norway
On the 21nd of July we finally got closer to Lofoten. The network connections are not that good here between the high hills and when camping electricity not always easily accessible. Hence a bit of a break in updating. Anyway… … Continue reading Finding high places, Queen’s route, Sto, Norway
We were going to have a “rest day” after the 22 kilometers hike the day before but after breakfast we started already looking for “easy” hikes around the area. Found this absolutely amazing view point about 1 hour drive away … Continue reading Finding high places – Bromorstinden, Tromso, Norway
Wow, this was much tougher than I originally thought… It looks pretty from a distance, but it’s hard to imagine the incline until you actually start going up. Obviously previous days climb to Taivaskero is in the background took it’s … Continue reading Finding high places – Saana, Finland
Finally on holiday and in Northern Finland! It was a few days drive 1200 kilometers pit stop at along the way for the night and off in the morning again here. Drive was ok and made a few stops here … Continue reading Finding high places – Taivaskero, Fell Pallas, Lapland, Finland
Here I am at my parents house in Finland waiting for my eldest son to arrive with train that was VERY late. Tomorrow we will head out to summer cottage for a few days for a well deserved break. Getting … Continue reading Midsummer in Finland – time to launch the site!