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Zach Anderson

Top 200 commercial photographers in the world, 27 years old

Kärkevagge. The first time we came here, me and my father (the award winning photographer Andy Andersson) was with helicopter. Flying into the valley I could see that the landscape was just mind blowing. Just perfect for shooting. We spent the full day there, and the light was great. I thougth we would go around more, but basically we got stock around a couple of magic formations – and that was enough.

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    Aurora Sky Station, the world’s best place to see the northern lights

    Abisko National Park in Swedish Lapland offers perhaps some of the best conditions in the world for Northern Lights. The surrounding mountains keep the skies almost clear and the light pollution is next to nothing. No wonder Lonely Planet dubbed Abisko the world’s most illuminating experience of 2015.

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    Jokkmokk Winter Market with a taste of history and culture

    Since 1605, for over 400 years, Jokkmokk’s wonderful Winter Market has been held annually beginning on the first Thursday in February. Attracting tens of thousands of visitors from around the world, the market remains the foremost meeting place for Sámi peoples across the entire Sápmi region.

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    Explore the frozen sea

    It was with some trepidation that I joined my first snowmobile tour into what looked like a frozen alien landscape. A place where no sensible person should tread. Sounds dangerous? Let me explain, I am a sailor. Happiest with a full main and perfectly trimmed genoa and standing on a heaving timber deck. Preferably somewhere tropical.

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    The king of all hiking trails

    King’s Trail or Kungsleden, is Sweden’s longest and most famous trail and mostly frequented during summer. But it’s an equally exciting adventure by skis during winter. Göran Wallin, keen outdoor enthusiasts, gives us the insides to this great trail through the mountains of Swedish Lapland.

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    ICEHOTEL, the frozen icon

    ICEHOTEL has been reincarnated in a new rendition every winter for the last 27 seasons and there’s more to come. First, let’s take a walk down memory lane to find out how this frozen art project came about.

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Reindeer Lodge at Nutti Sámi Siida

Scenic and cozy cabin accommodation in Sámi design nestled in the taiga forest and at the shores of Torne River in the great outdoors of Swedish Lapla...

Laponia cruises

Laponia offers cruises with a spectacular view of the sea no matter where you are seated. You can also feel the breeze in your hair on the sun decks....

ICEHOTEL

ICEHOTEL is an annual art symposium and the world’s first and largest hotel made from ice and snow. It is located 200 km north of the Arctic Circle, i...

Photography workshop with Fredrik Broman

Fredrik Broman has been a nature photography entrepreneur for 20 years. His home base is in Lassbyn, Råne River Valley, where he has created the Auror...

Midnight sun dinner at Aurora Sky Station

The Aurora Sky Station cannot be described with words, you simply must experience it. A mountain world panorama passes around and beneath you, as you ...

Treehotel

The Treehotel offers you a unique hotel experience: six rooms with contemporary design in the middle of unspoiled nature. Here you can forget about th...

Arctic fox hike in Sápmi

Join a wildlife safari into Vindelfjällen nature reserve in Sápmi, one of Europe’s largest protected areas and a classic habitat for the arctic fox....

Canoeing in the Pearl river nature reserve

Grab a paddle and join us on a canoe tour in one of Swedish Lapland’s unknown wilderness areas. The Pärlälvens (Pearl river) Nature Reserve is one of ...

Landscape photography course

Abisko National Park is one of the most beautiful and accessible Arctic wildernesses in Lapland. And Lights Over Lapland are delighted to offer one to...

Midnight sun tour on Icelandic horse

You and your guide go by car to the horse farm in Puoltsa, a small village outside the city of Kiruna. You saddle the horses and ride out in the brigh...

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