A period of warm weather

The temperatures have risen and frost and snow are long gone. Instead we have been left with wet/dirty roads, incredible amounts of puddles and ice still on the lakes with a thick layer of water on it. It does offer some really cool views, especially for thos with a drone. On one of the dark…

Aurora Borealis

Finally finally finally I got lucky!I got to see the aurora borealis "dancing" over the sky. Bright and clear without and clouds in the way and I even got lucky that the moon is currently not shining at night and there was only starlight in the sky. It was amazing and I will never forget…

Milkyway

At the moment, in clear nights, I have an amazing view on the starry sky and the milky way. The stars were basically the first thing I noticed when getting out of the van when I moved and I am still not tired of running out of the house in the middle of the night…

Back in Sweden

After our visit in Germany, we took the way back on 2 days. We started driving in the evening of the 29th August, drove through the night, stayed with Tom's family on the 30th and drove the rest of the way on the 31st. We had a wonderful time in Kumla, it was a supernice…

Summer nights

Spending summer nights outside has its price in northern Sweden and it is to be payed in blood. This sounds more grim than it is, but I am not kidding. There are mosquitoes everywhere and I feel like it is almost impossible to effectively keep them away and not get bitten. During this summer I…

Spring days and nights

While it was warm and sunny during the days in April, as soon as the sun vanished it got cold again. However the nights got shorter and shorter and stopped reaching 100% darkness. Most of the time at least a very faint gloom of light was visible at the horizon. This photo I took at…

Faint Northern Lights

The days become longer at an incredible speed now. As I am writing this, it's almost 21:00h and still dim light outside (the sun set at 20:00h) and the sun rises again at about 5:45h, which only leaves about 6 hours of total darkness. In April. I can't wait for the bright summer nights and…

Star gazing

One of the things that have moved me the most since I have arrived in Sweden, is the nightsky. I am still surprised everytime I look up at how many stars there are to see in the sky and anytime I step out at night and look into the sky my heart skips a beat…

Northern lights and clouds

Since moving up here, there have been several nights with (strong) northern lights... Sadly, anytime it happened, there were also clouds... My first time I saw a faint shimmer behind the clouds, I was able to get some really blurry shots. More recently, the northern lights showed again and I could see again nothing but…

Merry Christmas!

I wish everyone out there a very merry christmas!! Spend time with your loved ones, have some calm and relaxed days and enjoy the time spent with your families and friends ❤ The moon looked so wonderful in the clear sky today! Just one day after full moon.