Åre Sweden

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I am not one for extreme cold. Not until I learnt to ski could I appreciate the winter wonderlands of the Alps and beyond; and now grounded thanks to a skiing accident, the idea of going to Scandinavia’s major highland resort of Åre without being able to ski was a daunting one. The Beast from... Read more »

Lapland Safaris

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It was the New Year, Cheeky and I were heading North to the icy forests and lakes of Finnish Lapland. If I am not loitering with intent in the mountains then this is my other favourite environment… forests, snow, lakes, minus temperatures and very few human-beings other than Scandinavians. We flew into Kittilä airport, being... Read more »