Tag Archives: Landscapes

The secrets under our feet

I have been saying it ample times: you can not understand the true behaviour of plants in the mountains without looking at what happens belowground. I have been saying it ample times indeed, yet now we finally have the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Surviving

Day 2 of our awesome autumn field trip to Abisko in the north of Sweden (day 1 here) brought us to the beautiful valley of Laktatjakka. This year, we did not have the best relationship with this otherwise amazing valley, … Continue reading

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Landmark

Everywhere you go in the area around Abisko, this impressive landmark jumps to the eye: the Lapporten. This U-shaped valley overlooking the large valley of the Abiskojokka (the Abisko river) and the Abisko National Park, stands as one of the … Continue reading

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Defeated

Like the fellowship of the ring trying to cross the Redhorn Pass, where Saruman sent a snowstorm to throw them back, that’s how we felt today. Our personal Mount Caradras was the Laktatjakka valley, the valley of doom, where a … Continue reading

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Autumn is awesome

At least when the sun is shining… Currently, we are hiding inside for the autumn rains and the poor 6 °C they come with. Yet when the sun is out to lighten up all the colors, the Arctic world seems to … Continue reading

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Picture this

The Scandinavian summer… Fascinating as ever… You are invited to browse through the gallery from our first field trip of the summer to Abisko, on the right of this blog (or if all goes well via this link). Admire breathtaking … Continue reading

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