Håkan Stenlund

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Driving on ice

On lake Uddjaur in Arjeplog, is where you’ll find one of the coolest driving schools in the world: Lapland Ice Driving. How it came to be is a cold and actually quite a long story. Eric Gallardo drive...

2019-03-18

A hideaway for all seasons

We were kindly allowed to read the guestbook from Logger’s Lodge, filled with ecstatic reviews from world celebrities, ordinary people and people in love who have visited to forget about all the must-...

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Places

2019-01-29

Road trip for the hungry

A road trip is simply a way of discovering things you’ve never seen before. If you give yourself the chance, you might also come across flavours you’ve never experienced before. In the old days, you c...

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Food

2018-06-13

A Feeling for Wood

In the forests of Harads he has designed both the most natural kind of accommodation you’d expect to find: a bird’s nest, and the most unnatural: a UFO. Now he has designed a cold-water public bath as...

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Design

2018-04-27

A story about two skiing friends and an amazing hotel

People who have visited Riksgränsen during these last 20 years or so are familiar with “Strumpan” and “Jossi”. One of them used to run the piste machine and is now a mountain guide. The other one used...

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Places

2018-03-28

Northern lights, not necessarily easy to photograph

How to photograph the northern lights

So you’ve gone to Swedish Lapland, Sweden’s northernmost destination, to experience the magical northern lights. Here are seven simple tips on how to get some good pictures of the beautiful light phen...

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Nature

2017-11-05

The Vulgata Rally

One of nature’s most beautiful displays takes place during a couple of weeks every summer. A mayfly called Ephemera vulgata hatches and every single fish in the lake go crazy when presented with such ...

2016-06-20

Archipelago Days

What happens when a father and son decide to spend a couple of days in the Gulf of Bothnia archipelago? Well, first you have to promise that there will be mobile phone coverage and then keep your fing...

2016-06-17

The higher land

The Sámi call it Badjelánnda – the Higher Land. It’s part of Laponia and a favourite location for those who want to be on their own for a bit. In the beginning of autumn our co-worker Håkan Stenlund s...

2016-06-09

The Call of the Wild

Dog sledding through vast expanses of white is in many ways synonymous with a winter adventure in Swedish Lapland. Håkan Stenlund took a tour with the company Erlebnis Wildnis in the Vindelfjällen Nat...

2016-03-14

Ice fishing in Saltoluokta

Equipped with a reindeer skin and an ice drill, an ice fishing rod and maggots, our friend Håkan Stenlund welcome spring on the ice around Saltoluokta. Winter fishing has never been more enjoyable. On...

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Nature

2016-03-06

The Fishing Luck of Mothers-in-Law

The Arctic climate calls for certain innovations to master the art of ice fishing. To close a door on the cold, be comfortable and catch a fish you sometimes need a whole house. But inside the house t...

2016-02-10