Heck, time flies! It has already been two weeks since we returned home. Yet, I have not posted the conclusion of this trip. Shame on me, it is time to catch up! For fun, let's start with some stats for this trip : 26,000 more kilometers on the clock 96 days of wandering 7 countries crossed (8 if we include Faroe Islands) 11,000 photographs taken, representing around 125 GB of data 2 flat tires 18 liters of the cheapest red wine available 18
This wonderful trip is unfortunately getting close to the end. We left Finland under the storm and reached the Swedish coast for the last hundreds of kilometers in Scandinavia. However I do not want to leave before seeing once again this Scandinavian beauty that already fascinated me five years ago. This time the beauty has not been created by mother nature. This time, the beauty is … a city. Yes, you read well, a Scandinavian
After Trollstigen's surprise we have the need to leave for a more genuine place. Røros seems to be an interesting opportunity : Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980, Røros is pretty famous for its mining past and the remaining traditional wooden houses standing here. It is almost night when we arrive and the magic happens almost instantaneously. I am not afraid to say that this village is, in my opinion, one of the most beautiful towns in
The pressure is unbearable -- not really actually :) --. Photographic equipment has been checked, baggages are almost ready, (crappy) food has been bought in large quantities. A short night of sleep and we should be on the road tomorrow morning for 2000 kilometers during three and a half days, driving through France, Germany and Denmark. The final point will be Hirtshals, from which we sail to Iceland after a quick stop in Tórshavn, Faroe islands.
Originally published on The North Way, my previous blog … Sámi people, which you might know as “Lapps” (pejorative term!), are an indigenous people of northern Fenno-Scandinavia also called Lapland. This nation is made up of many tribes who officiate mainly in fishing, trapping and reindeer herding. In collaboration with our blogging friends from Gluk, we have created for you an illustrated article on the Sámi history to make you discover this really interesting culture from the north… Who are the