Since we started with skis some days back, the temperatures have been stable around -10 to -15 °C. It’s cold, but our bodies gradually adjust to this and as long as you are active, you never get cold. As we passed the mountain named “The Hat”, the temperatures got even colder. In the night the … Continue reading Holly hat it’s cold!
After a few days of preparations and finally getting all of our winter equipment, we have now started the fourth and final part of our journey. For the next five months we will be skiing our way north and hopefully reach both the most northerly and southernly point of Norway. We have met friendly people … Continue reading Starting part 4 of our journey
It’s not long until Christmas and we have a whole house and a professional kitchen to our disposal. Since we have to wait for our winter equipment, we are utilizing this opportunity to the max. Today Jan made a big batch of roasted almonds with different flavours, yummy!
We have now come so far north that the winter has now settled for sure and we have therefore decided to ditch our summer and autumn equipment and get our winter equipment. The local farm that we are staying at is a perfect place to do this switch, since we have a whole house for … Continue reading Getting ready for part 4
After many days with clear weather and freezing temperatures, the weather changed abruptly and the first blizzard (named Ylva) for the season has arrived. Have we had our winter equipment, this would just have been a fun challenge for us. Since we don’t have the right gear for this kind of event, we decided to … Continue reading Blizzard
Just after we passed in to the north of Norway, the weather cleared up, bringing with it really cold temperatures. Each evening and night the temperature plummets to -20°C. When it gets this cold everything starts acting weird, all the equipment and clothing starts getting brittle and you have to take care to not break … Continue reading Winter Wonderland
We have been walking in snow for many days now and for each day as we go further north, the snow gets deeper and deeper. We counteract this by finding forest roads that still is kept free from snow. It is still hard work, since most of these roads are not connected with each other … Continue reading Land of the Aurora