Maria likes to nerd out on music, food, body building and words. She has two kids, a bakehouse, a private ski trail leading from her porch to the river (Vindelälven) and her very own porcini mushrooms glade.
An unbeatable eco-experience
Small-scale, hosting and proximity to nature. Curiosity, knowledge and learning. During her visit to Geunja the Sámi Eco Lodge in the mountain landscape surrounding Ammarnäs, Maria lived in complete h...
The mindset of Geunja
Even with people there, the calmness of the place stands out. Geunja Sami Eco Lodge stands there, carefully tucked in between the shores of a crystal clear lake and the foot of a high mountain. On the...
The midnight sun
The Midnight Sun. The feeling of never having to face tomorrow, just keep having fun and enjoy the never-ending day, is absolutely wonderful. But. Those who depend on their beauty sleep will face cert...
Welcome to the Burbot Festival
It’s the coldest time of the year, and here we are. Standing on the frozen river late at night, ice fishing. Welcome to the Burbot Festival. The burbot requires frigid temperatures to breed. So says W...
The making of an ice road
A frozen river turned road, makes an excellent shortcut. Here’s how it’s done. A tractor is parked by the bank of the frozen river. Further away, on the ice, there are two men standing by their kick ...
Trail running in Ammarnäs
Trail running is becoming more and more popular, and it turns out that the mountains around Ammarnäs are ideally suited for the purpose. “A summary of the Lapland mountains”, that’s a description of t...