Ted Logart

Photographer, writer and foremost keen fisher waiting for that grand catch but trying to expect less.

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Running wild

Exclamations, ranging from primal screams to whoops of joy bounce between mountainsides somewhere in the very north of Sweden. This is the setting for BAMM – Björkliden Arctic Mountain Marathon – a co...

2020-04-27

Catch a Baltic

For a long period, the wild salmon stocks in the Baltic Sea were under a lot of pressure. When things were at the worst the Baltics were on the fringe of extinction in some rivers. For example, in the...

2020-03-12

Some of the best cheeses in Sweden

The facade of the farmhouse dairy is a plastered white. The front door is deep red with a stainless steel plate displaying the company name. Pär and Johanna live in the nearby house. They would have i...

2020-02-01

A wildlife photographer

Imagine what it would be like for a few days to leave all the stress and all the noise behind you, breathing in the forest scent and meeting its four-legged or winged residents face to face and assumi...

2019-04-07

Winter swimming

February means time for the Scandinavian Winter Bathing Championship in Skellefteå. The championship is also part of the Winter Swimming World Cup as well as an appreciated festival for the entire cit...

2018-10-16

Hooke

Fly fishing vibes

The Canadian brand Hooké started out of the urge to tell a story about fly fishing. Today it’s become a growing movement along rivers of the world. And in Swedish Lapland, the team seems perfectly roo...

2017-10-30

Stiftsgården – the cradle of the city Skellefteå

Stiftsgården in Skellefteå opened its doors to the public almost five years ago. The spa facility is a reminder of vicar Brandell’s third wife, Miss Huss, who procured the city’s first bathtub. Aside ...

2017-10-27

Time to go hiking

Getting just the right amount of physical activity will do you good. This is common knowledge. It is also said that nature is a healer for both body and soul. Maybe more so than ever in late summer wh...

2017-05-29

A place to wind down

Edoardo Miola’s idea behind the Lantliv Lodge (Country Life Lodge) in Österjörn is that you should stay for a long time. At least long enough to wind down. Appreciate the moment. And, best of all, fin...

2017-01-03

Extreme golden eagle photography

Many years ago, Conny photographed a young golden eagle from one of his hides. It was ringed and he managed to get a picture of the ring, telling him that the bird was native to Finland. “It was rough...

2016-12-21

First time dog sledding

If it’s the first time you have ever met a pack of enthusiastic huskies, no wonder you would be a bit reserved. However, there’s absolutely nothing to be afraid of. Join the British couple Sabina and ...

2016-12-12

A burning passion for lights

A candle consists only of a wick and some stearin. Its light however, can spread so much warmth, cosiness and comfort. At the candle factory, Lowima in Skellefteå, the foundations for many a cosy wint...

2016-12-03

Entering the dark and cold

Jorge is an adventurer. He has been almost all over the world, but Swedish Lapland his new to him. When he steps through the sliding doors on Skellefteå Airport he doesn’t have a clue what he’s doing ...

2016-11-04

Wild salmon rivers

There are five rivers in Skellefteå, three of which are classified as wild salmon rivers. Such a concentration of salmon waters cannot be found anywhere else in Sweden – and the crown jewel is Byske R...

2016-06-20

Frozen sea

The ice age is always present along the coast of Swedish Lapland. From the constant land elevation to the barren, windswept frozen sea. The coast up north is pretty remarkable, this much is true. It a...

2016-03-06

Salmontrippin’

A tanked-up car, robust rod holders and a few intensely driven salmon fishers as company is an excellent start if you’re going to do some severe salmontrippin’ in Swedish Lapland. This is the story of...

2015-07-07

Beauty and beast

When it comes to sports fishing Skellefteå is known for two things – Salmon and Pike. Or the beauty and the beast, if you will. The fog is dense. It is one of the last mornings of the summer, and I re...

2015-07-07

Scouting for moose

This is kind of an introduction to Swedish Lapland. Starting out softly with kokkaffe, cinnamon buns and a tour of a wilderness exhibition – and ending up in a hole in the ice in the middle of nowhere...

2015-07-07