David Björkén

Sommelier. Brewmaster. Bachelor of Science and marketing communicator at Destination Jokkmokk. Avid randonneur, fly fisher and downhill skier.

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Catching the stars

My location is slightly west of Jokkmokk. As I drove from Jokkmokk along the Karatsvägen road, not only did I travel towards Pärlälven – a mountain virgin forest nature reserve with a beautiful, magic...



An autumn hike in the mountains

We have chosen the time and place with care. Visttásvággi, the wide valley stretching north from Nikkaluokta, is a gem to experience during autumn. The lower part of the valley is wide and lush, but i...


The midnight light

The Arctic Circle marks the southernmost point at which the centre of the sun is visible during the June solstice. The summer solstice is the time of the year when the sun is always visible – the sun ...



Fat bike fishing

Alpine skiers sometimes talk about serving your turns. That feeling you get when you go up with skins instead of using a ski lift or helicopter. I get that same feeling when the 4.8″ big fat bike tire...


To the top of Nieras

The road winds its way through the southwestern parts of World Heritage Laponia, through a landscape sculpted by the latest ice age. Everywhere you look, will remind you of the great geological forces...