Monthly Archives: August 2013

Nordlandsruta: Kvitsteindalstunet to Umbukta Fjellstue, the end.

The realisation that I was running low on food as well as other happenings had been playing in my mind for a couple of days as was the realisation that I really wanted a rest day or 2 and my … Continue reading

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Nordlandsruta: Lønstua to Kvisteindalstunet

I began the morning with a climb away from Kjemåbekken towards the saddle between Lønstinden and Steindalstinden, the sun was out, the air was still cool. The higher I climbed, the boulders increased in size and the areas of grass … Continue reading

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Time for some sunshine

My apologies to the readers who thought this was more about Nordlandsruta, I will return to it but felt it was time for a short interlude in sunnier weather, so here we go. Ever since I returned from Norway there … Continue reading

Posted in Coastal Walking, Kust till Kustleden, M.Zuiko 40-150 mm, Olympus E-P2, Sweden | 3 Comments

Nordlandsruta: Sulitjelma to Lønstua

I spent an hour or so in the local Coop, buying food, ice cream and soft drink and then contemplating my options. One was to return to Låmihytta and head south from there or to head out of Sulitjelma via … Continue reading

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Nordlandsruta: The preliminary round; Kvikkjokk to Sulitjelma

After 4 trains and a bus I arrived in Kvikkjokk having set off 24 hours previously. The 3 hour bus journey passed through forest and small towns and I sat watching the windscreen wipers gradually increase in speed, I realised … Continue reading

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