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Preikestolen – the Pulpit-Rock from Stavanger

Preikestolen, or in English the Pulpit-Rock is one of the most popular sights in the south of Norway.  For a long time I just watched the photos of it and I longed for conquering it. Then my father turned 60 Read more…


Dog sledding in southern Finland – Gegwen Getaways

When I started to plan our trip to Finland for the end of January, I had a picture in my head:  a white snowy landscape until the eyes can see, we are sitting in a big sled that is hauled Read more…


Finland – the home of saunas, ice hockey and dog sledding

What comes to ones mind when hearing the word Finland? To me it’s clearly the following: sauna, snowy landscape, dog sledding, huge lakes, ice hockey and of course Santa Claus. Okay, Santa, as we know, comes from the north, and Read more…