A short trip to Arvidsjaur – Dessert

This article is part of the series “2015-12: Short trip to Arvidsjaur”.

Monday afternoon at our cabin near Arvidsjaur: -22 °C. How cold will it get the night. Well, not so cold, since the sky overclouded and it got gradually warmer. The next morning the thermometer showed mere -11 °C. The sky was overcast and the diffuse light seemed hardly able to light up the scenery.

Annika and I took a small snowshoe walk on the lake Arvidsjaursjön. Last night’s fog has covered all trees with a thin white layer of hoarfrost and the nature looked more like an old black-white painting than real.

What a contrast to yesterdays mountain hike in full sunlight!

Two other pictures of the same day:

These images were taken on a minor side road. It felt like being hundred miles away from civilisation, but the main road was just 500 meters ahead.

When it darkened the sky cleared up again, but now we were ready for our way back to Skelleftehamn where it was quite warm compared to Arvidsjaur: -1 °C.

4 comments to “A short trip to Arvidsjaur – Dessert”

  1. Christiane 2015-12-31 09:25

    You found Winter, beautiful photos! Please try to persuade him to move south…
    Happy New Year, Christiane

  2. way-up-north 2016-01-01 15:09

    Happy new year, Christiane!

  3. Christiane 2016-01-02 13:24

    Hi Olaf,
    did you read it? You were successful, winter moved south! Istanbul (!) has lots of snow… unbelievable…
    Have a nice weekend,
    Christiane

  4. way-up-north 2016-01-03 21:49

    Even in Istanbul, Christiane? That’s far south. But today it started to snow even here. nice.

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