Göran Wallin

Writer, photographer and outdoor fanatic with equal love for the mountains and the islands of Swedish Lapland.

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Stories told with names

The Sámi language is a Finno-Ugric language that is related to both Finnish and Hungarian. It’s a language with many different expressions and synonyms for nature and reindeer husbandry. The Sámi lang...


Labyrinths on the islands

In Sweden, there are about 300 known pristine labyrinths, about 100 of these can be found on the coast and the islands of Swedish Lapland. With all certainty, there are more labyrinths hidden under th...


The mountain flora

Swedish author Sten Selander writes in his book “The Swedish Landscape”: “When you walk up a mountainside during summer, you wander back through the year”. A very accurate description of how you in th...


The top of Duolbagorni

There are a lot of great climbing routes in the Kebnekaise massif. Pick a route based on knowledge and experience, or on what you feel like doing. One of the most well-known routes is the ‘Silhouette’...


The unique species of the islands of Swedish Lapland

Around the islands of Swedish Lapland you can experience a vast and highly exciting mix of different type of environments. The shifting nature with a great vary of biotopes and the change in living sp...