Article overview

2018

August

Two more animals from Holmöarna 3 comments

A two-day journey to Stora Fjäderägg 3 comments

July

From the #archives: winter season

Mårdseleforsen 6 comments

Finally rain has come! 8 comments

My house has got a new coat of paint 15 comments

The wrong lens 7 comments

SSL 2 comments

Heat wave 6 comments

Ships on the horizon 3 comments

#escapism – kayaking to Gåsören 1 comment

A mountain tour in Arvidsjaur 11 comments

Purple clouds 1 comment

Summer holidays 4 comments

June

Company car 4 comments

Midsummer impressions 2018 6 comments

The shortest night of the year 7 comments

The first paddling 2018 3 comments

A rare weather phenomenon … 2 comments

May

Waves on the lake Falkträsket 11 comments

3×2 weekend images 5 comments

Hedgehogs in the backyard 4 comments

Clearing snow in May? 1 comment

Opening the bicycle saison in Skellefteå 8 comments

Lazy sightseeing in Visby 3 comments

The island Fårö 7 comments

Some thoughts about e-bikes

Three bicycle tours on Gotland – Wednesday 2 comments

Three bicycle tours on Gotland – Tuesday 3 comments

Three bicycle tours on Gotland – Monday 3 comments

First impressions of Visby, Gotland 8 comments

Ice report 5 May 2018 4 comments

Snow report May 4 2018 4 comments

Skellefteälven in the fog 5 comments

Valborgsmässoafton 2018 2 comments

April

Spring birds and spring flowers 4 comments

The ice weakens 8 comments

Ice fishing in Skelleftehamn

Tussilago 2018

Holes in the ice 2 comments

The first rain for ages 8 comments

The river Skellefteälven today 2 comments

Between the seasons

Spring is postponed 2 comments

Small tortoiseshell 4 comments

White-tailed eagle 2 comments

Breaking the spring ice 4 comments

Period of fine weather 2 comments

3× black and white 9 comments

Skitour to Bergskäret 2 comments

Travel remainders 2 comments

Roof avalanches 4 comments

Ships in Skelleftehamn

Ongoing winter 3 comments

Snowmobile tracks 3 comments

The climate shift is there! 11 comments

March

#escapism – an icy camp site 8 comments

Mountain hares in the night 9 comments

Winter is not over 2 comments

Sunrise over Bredskär 3 comments

Beginning of spring 2018 3 comments

A ski tour in the Kvikkjokk mountains – day 7 to 9 6 comments

Båtsfjord – Ørnes by Hurtigruten 3 comments

A day in Båtsfjord 6 comments

Back home again 5 comments

Why travelling in Northern Norway can take time 2 comments

+++ breaking news +++ aurora on the Hurtigruten +++ 4 comments

Kjølnes Fyr

Stopover in Kongsfjord 3 comments

Hurtigruten in Berlevåg

Over the kalfjell to Berlevåg

The Sea Sami Collections in Byluft 2 comments

Farewell Ekkerøy

A skitour near Ekkerøy 4 comments

Ekkerøy and Nesseby 4 comments

Reindeer at the Barents Sea 2 comments

Eight times Ytre Kiberg and around 4 comments

A tour to the easternmost point of mainland Norway 2 comments

Travelling to the Varanger peninsula 1 comment

February

A trip to Murmansk – trip home 2 comments

A snowshoe promenade 3 comments

Meanwhile in Kirkenes … 2 comments

A trip to Murmansk – day two 8 comments

A trip to Murmansk – day one 4 comments

A trip to Murmansk – prelude 4 comments

A ski tour in the Kvikkjokk mountains – day 5 and 6 3 comments

Crossing three borders 1 comment

A ski tour in the Kvikkjokk mountains – day 4 2 comments

A ski tour in the Kvikkjokk mountains – day 2 and 3

A ski tour in the Kvikkjokk mountains – day 1 13 comments

Out-of-office message 2 comments

A cold and crisp winter day

A short tour onto the hill Solberget 1 comment

Jokkmokk Winter Market – details

Impressions of the Jokkmokk Winter Market 3 comments

Jokkmokk Church 1 comment

A starry night at Solberget 5 comments

Winter journey 2018 3 comments

January

That arctic feeling 10 comments

Waiting for the roof box installation 2 comments

photo.olafschneider.net 10 comments

Changes in the winter weather 4 comments

3× winter coast 5 comments

Varning! Isvak! 2 comments

Checking the winter …

Frosted pine 3 comments

Hampstärnsstugan 2 comments

Sunnanvik at dawn 8 comments

Blue hour – golden hour 3 comments

Coastal icicles 4 comments

The Baltic Sea freezes over

2017

December

Pancake ice at Bettnesand 5 comments

Winter solstice 2017 5 comments

Wintry still live at the coast

Cross-country skiing day 2 2 comments

Opening the skiing season 2017/18 2 comments

Winter is just some miles away … 4 comments

A clear winter morning at Långhällan 4 comments

Wintry impressions from Sandängesstranden 4 comments

Testing my new Tamron Telephoto lens 2 comments

Dreaming of snow … 3 comments

November

The river Umeälven freezes over

Stormy farewell 8 comments

Lagom winter

A short visit at the coast

The first cold and sunny days 2 comments

Kayakvideo – my thing – winter kayaking in Skellefteå 2 comments

Late autumn paddling

Freezing over again

Retrospect: a rainy autumn 2 comments

Wintry day trip to Vindeln 5 comments

October

Freezing over

The autumn leaves …

Wet snow and slush

A first glimpse of winter 7 comments

∞ Infinite rain ∞ 3 comments

September

Autumn northern light above Skelleftehamn 3 comments

Autumn in Skelleftehamn

Ships and boats in Skelleftehamn 1 comment

Fly agaric 3 comments

The cranes gather

30 August: Kungsleden day 11 – Abiskojaure—Abisko (15 km) 5 comments

29 August: Kungsleden day 10 – Alesjaure—Abiskojaure (7+15 km) 2 comments

28 August: Kungsleden day 9 – Vistas—Alesjaure (18 km) 4 comments

27 August: Kungsleden day 8 – Nallo—Vistas (9 km) 6 comments

26 August: Kungsleden day 7 – a resting day in Nallo 1 comment

25 August: Kungsleden day 6 – Sälka—Nallo (10 km) 2 comments

24 August: Kungsleden day 5 – Singi—Sälka (12 km) 2 comments

23 August: Kungsleden day 4 – a resting day in Singi

22 August: Kungsleden day 3 – Kaitumjaure—Singi (13 km) 2 comments

21 August: Kungsleden day 2 – Teusajaure—Kaitumjaure (9 km)

20 August: Kungsleden day 1 – Vakkotavare—Teusajaure (16 km) 2 comments

July

Three trips round Tromsø 6 comments

Rainy Tromsø impressions 2 comments

Travelling to Tromsø 2 comments

Vampires of the North 4 comments

Summer in a nutshell 2 comments

June

Summer experience – a bicycle tour in 7+1 chapters 6 comments

It’s summer

Sundew 2 comments

Back from the tropics 4 comments

May

Opening the “no-ice” kayak season 4 comments

From winter to summer in seven days. 4 comments

Wonderful rain 2 comments

103rd February 2 comments

Well, Spring, we’re waiting …

Moonrise over Gåsören 2 comments

Late spring snow 2 comments

A short look at Storgrundet 1 comment

Returning home

Abroad north – climbing the mountain Roßkopf 4 comments

April

Valborgsmässoafton abroad 6 comments

Spring birds 2 comments

April weather – part 3

Packed ice on the Baltic Sea

Happy Easter! 7 comments

April weather – part 2

April weather 2 comments

Tussilago 2017 – one day later 4 comments

The last days of ice fishing 2 comments

Tussilago 2017 10 comments

Early April weather (a short log book)

March

The Baltic Sea is open

Ice fishing in Skelleftehamn

Visiting the “Vindelälvsdraget”

A short detour near Ånäset 2 comments

Sunny morning at the coast

Three times outdoor barbecue

Mountaineering in Skelleftehamn 2 comments

Skiing from Skelleftehamn to Skellefteå

Purple sunrise over the Baltic Sea in Skelleftehamn

Home again 2 comments

Winter on the Vesterålen 6 comments

February

Two days on the Hurtigruten

The Varanger Peninsula

Sjøsamisk Museum

4×4 winter impressions of Kirkenes 2 comments

Definitely a seal

Crossing and not crossing borders 2 comments

Frozen birch leave on the Baltic Sea 1 comment

Slippery When Wet

Winter Swimming World Cup and Scandinavian Championship 2017 3 comments

Light snow fall in the sun

Another wintry sundown

Four images from the coast of Kågnäsudden

January

Winter Paddling

Longing for snow and wintriness

Maybe a seal? 2 comments

Sport 6 comments

1000-tals lyktor 3 comments

The day after high water level

A wet business 7 comments

The Baltic Sea freezes over 2 comments

More winter

The first days of new year 4 comments

2016

December

The last polar lights 2016

Christmas promenade 3 comments

Merry Christmas! 3 comments

Midwinter 2 comments

New money 2 comments

Drifting ice on the bay Kallholmsfjärden 2 comments

Snow fall at Solberget 8 comments

Morning at the wintry Baltic Sea 5 comments

Four icy points of view 2 comments

Orange is the colour of the sea

Saint Nicholas Day 2 comments

Pancake ice

The Sunmountain 8 comments

November

#snowember16 – retrospect 2 comments

Frost 2 comments

Winter by the sea in a nutshell 1 comment

Kayak – is it a boat or a sledge? 3 comments

A bit of cold 2 comments

#snowember16 – part VI 4 comments

#snowember16 – part V 2 comments

#snowember16 – part IV 2 comments

#snowember16 – part III 2 comments

#snowember16 – part II

#snowember16 – part I 6 comments

October

The first snowfall 4 comments

Taking advantage of the sun 2 comments

Micromountains 2 comments

The grey side of autumn 5 comments

The first ice blanket

Kp 6-7

Kayaking in the sunrise 4 comments

Back to Sweden 4 comments

Boat bridge by day and night (featuring Aurora) 2 comments

Torghatten

September

Jämtland hike part III: back to Sweden and finishing the tour

Meanwhile in Skelleftehamn …

Jämtland hike part II: hejdå Sweden, hei Norge!

Jämtland hike part I: Storulvån—Blåhammaren 2 comments

Starting this autumn’s hiking tour 6 comments

ɥʇnos uʍop ʎɐʍ – part II 7 comments

ɥʇnos uʍop ʎɐʍ – part I 3 comments

August

Just before sunrise 4 comments

The first polar light of the season 2 comments

A cruise from Skelleftehamn to Bjuröklubb 1 comment

A weekend in the Skuleskogen National Park 2 comments

Noctilucent clouds 6 comments

Picking cloudberries

757.5 – from Mosvik to Skelleftehamn by car 2 comments

July

A trip above the treeline 4 comments

Moon jelly 2 comments

Sweden blue, Norway grey? 2 comments

Balloon hunting 6 comments

Summer in Skelleftehamn 2 comments

Sunset kayaking 3 comments

Norrbyskär – Sweden in a nutshell 3 comments

Beach pea 4 comments

June

Midsummer sunset 6 comments

Summer solstice – “night shot” in Skelleftehamn 9 comments

Boat in the forest 2 comments

Autumn colours 1 comment

Cottongrass in full bloom 6 comments

Mud walking 3 comments

Yes, we have beaches! 2 comments

May

View from Odenskrapan

Second kayak tour 2016

Marsh-marigold – one of my favourite flowers 5 comments

20 km south, 40 years back 2 comments

Art, sound, and spring flowers 2 comments

Sunset over the bog

A weekend in Söråsele – rich in variety

Furuögrund 2 comments

Walpurgis Night

April

Two images of the lake Snesviken 2 comments

“A spring day in Skelleftehamn” 3 comments

Old ice and new ice on the lake Snesviken

Between ice and spring

Cold, clear and crisp 2 comments

Blue sky, blue sea – opening the kayak season 2 comments

Subaqua lingonberries

A wet walk west from Ersmark

Ice floes at Strömbäck-Kont

Farewell, winter

Between Norsjö and Umeå – between winter and spring

March

The ice weakens

A day trip in direction Lapporten

Torneträsk and Port of Narvik 4 comments

Långhällan again

First day of spring 3 comments

Magnitude 4.3

Micromap

Serenity 4 comments

Thaw 2 comments

Colourful sunset

Vårvinter 2 comments

Kungsleden: returning to civilisation 4 comments

Already spring or still winter? 6 comments

Kungsleden ski tour: Tjäktja 3 comments

Kungsleden ski tour: Sälka 5 comments

Kungsleden ski tour: Singi – from blizzard to clear sky 2 comments

Kungsleden ski tour: From Nikkaluokta to Singi 3 comments

February

Back from a ski tour on the Kungsleden 3 comments

Just a photo through the window 3 comments

About a tough women

Snow covered boat

Winter Swimming World Cup and Scandinavian Championship 2016 1 comment

The snow returns 1 comment

No sun today 2 comments

Good morning February – sunrise over Gåsören 7 comments

January

Crystal Skye 4 comments

Icicle tree – a short trip to Holmsund 2 comments

Short trip to Bjuröklubb 4 comments

Winter tree 2 comments

Just a little ski tour 4 comments

A little expedition to the island Gåsören 14 comments

The light, the light, the amazing light 4 comments

Sea ice up to the horizon 2 comments

Low water

Bad luck, good luck! 7 comments

Colourful frost and sea ice 5 comments

Dreamlike Gåsören 4 comments

The last kayak tour?

Hunting the cold – appendices 6 comments

Hunting the cold – day #2 8 comments

Hunting the cold – day #1 2 comments

Winter sea 5 comments

Lake-effect or not? 1 comment

Being honoured by winter

2016-01-04 Filchos AB

South from Umeå I – Norrmjöle 2 comments

2015

December

A short trip to Arvidsjaur – Dessert 4 comments

A short trip to Arvidsjaur – Main course 2 comments

A short trip to Arvidsjaur – Starter 3 comments

Christmas Sea 9 comments

Christmas flood 4 comments

In between the seasons 2 comments

Another polar light 2 comments

Långhällan – some kind of another world 3 comments

The first winter day in Skelleftehamn 8 comments

Falkträsket 5 comments

Flood along the Skellefteälven 2 comments

Räven raskar över isen 5 comments

Spying the land 5 comments

Areas of water 2 comments

November

Hello Winter – good bye winter 3 comments

Winter journey in a nutshell 5 comments

The (almost) first snow in Skelleftehamn 4 comments

Another small step winterwards 5 comments

Another aurora 4 comments

A foggy day in Skelleftehamn 4 comments

Strange skies 3 comments

Good morning, 3. November

Waxwing – Seidenschwanz – Sidensvans 2 comments

October

Freezing over – day three 4 comments

Freezing over – day two 4 comments

Late October sunrise 1 comment

Autumn coloured rosehips 2 comments

Another frosty morning 4 comments

Two sides of an autumnal morning 9 comments

Scandinavian luxury – I 8 comments

The first frost 2 comments

Chilly evening on Bastuholmen 1 comment

September

Total lunar eclipse 5 comments

Some kind of autumn 2 comments

From Nallo to Vistas, Alesjaure, Abiskojaure and back to civilization 13 comments

Aurora – just for the records …

From Singi to Sälka and Nallo 4 comments

From Kebnekaise Fjällstation to Singi 3 comments

From Nikkaluokta to Kebnekaise Fjällstation 2 comments

Back from Lappland 4 comments

August

Three weeks ago: Beautiful light on the lake Göksjön 3 comments

Packing for the fjäll 10 comments

Tour planning 12 comments

An overnight stay on the island Gåsören 10 comments

Halo over Skellefteå 5 comments

Cloudberries – the gold of Lapland 8 comments

For the longhorn beetle enthusiasts …

Continuing to the Vesterålen 2 comments

From Å to Rystad 5 comments

On the way to Å 2 comments

July

A hike and three tests 2 comments

A curious squirrel 6 comments

Umiak I 3 comments

Two images from the lake 8 comments

June

Sundown splash 5 comments

Storberget 2 comments

Midsommer colours 3 comments

Almost like summer 11 comments

Dreaming in cardinal directions 6 comments

Submarine flower 1 comment

Sundown at Långhällan 6 comments

May

A short trip to Umeå 4 comments

Travelling back in time 6 comments

Some images of a short kayak tour 2 comments

Nu grönskar det … 2 comments

Paddling round Storgrundet

Sunset over Snesviken today 8 comments

Valborgsmässoafton

April

Asia Zircon I

A small sightseeing tour in Norsjö kommun 10 comments

Five years in Sweden!

Two months ago – first aid course in Solberget

Deforestation in Skelleftehamn 8 comments

And the snow? 3 comments

Perfect laziness 7 comments

30 Minutes Winter

Yes, we can waves 2 comments

A short kajaktour to the island Norrskär 3 comments

Cross-country skiing in Äkäslompolo – part two 3 comments

March

Cross-country skiing in Äkäslompolo – part one 2 comments

Greetings from Kittilä airport 3 comments

Sun rise 5:16 5 comments

Sun down behind the ice encircled old pier 2 comments

Watching the solar eclipse 4 comments

The best open air cinema ever 7 comments

High+++

Nordkalotten 2015 – final review 4 comments

Nordkalotten 2015 – the weather

Links to my journey “Nordkalotten 2015”

Opening the kayak season 5 comments

Nordkalotten 2015 – the animals 4 comments

Home in Skelleftehamn 2 comments

Nordkalotten 2015 – the journey in numbers 5 comments

Home again

Kirkenes: A night in the snow hotel 7 comments

King crab fishing 6 comments

A first day in Kirkenes 2 comments

Honningsvåg – Kirkenes 4 comments

Finally: The North Cape 5 comments

5000 km 3 comments

Hammerfest and Honningsvåg 7 comments

Purple sandpipers 3 comments

Ascent of the Komsa 2 comments

Through the Finnmark to Alta 5 comments

On my way to Northern Norway

February

A day trip into the valley Vistasdalen 4 comments

Låktatjåkko – between ski tour and luxury 6 comments

Lapporten – Fire and ice

Riksgränsen – not my cup of tea 6 comments

A ski tour near Tornehamn 4 comments

A week on Solberget in Swedish Lapland 2 comments

The Arctic SnowHotel 2 comments

Loma Vietonen – a special place 10 comments

Pajala

Leaving the comfort zone 8 comments

Where to go? Undecided yet …

The storm arrives 2 comments

Jokkmokks marknad 6 comments

Planning for the next seven days. 8 comments

Murjek: Through the forest, over the bogs 2 comments

Winter wonderland 5 comments

Nice evening in Kurravaara 3 comments

Small battery – big trouble 2 comments

Abisko: Where are the mountains? 6 comments

Abisko: White snow, white sky 2 comments

January

Retrospect one 5 comments

Abisko: A first small ski tour 3 comments

Over the storm-beaten Norwegian fjell 6 comments

Tromsø: At the shore 6 comments

Blackout 2 comments

Tromsø: In the mountains 11 comments

A day in Tromsø 3 comments

Car trip to Tromsø – partly nightmare, partly relaxation 7 comments

Weather changes 3 comments

Back to Haukenes 8 comments

Whale watching in Andenes 16 comments

The first polar light 6 comments

A first mountain hike 6 comments

Two images of today 6 comments

Arrival in Haukenes and greeting the sun 8 comments

From Sweden to Norway 6 comments

Reindeers – many, many reindeers 6 comments

Starting the journey 7 comments

Just testing the travel computer 4 comments

T minus 35 hours 7 comments

The magic ice world 8 comments

Winter intensifies 5 comments

Just a normal winter 2 comments

At high watermark 5 comments

Postponement 7 comments

2014

December

Longest night in Skelleftehamn 2 comments

Shortest day in Skelleftehamn 6 comments

108 free days 3 comments

Your mileage may vary 2 comments

Déjà vu 4 comments

Roller coaster weather 4 comments

Ice und sun from two weekends 8 comments

November

Preparatory consuming 4 comments

Hoar frost – yesterday and today 4 comments

Sunrise colours 2 comments

Two millimetres snow 2 comments

Ice pears and frozen splashes 8 comments

Northern lights and truthfulness 7 comments

Ice fishes, a deadly meteorite and an almost secret cave 7 comments

Wintry moods round Norsjö 2 comments

What a Diff’rence a Day Makes 9 comments

The ice castle of the snow queen? 7 comments

From bed to sun rise in 11 minutes? 2 comments

Day and night boat 2 comments

First onset of winter? 4 comments

Kajak home 2 comments

November: sun and ice 11 comments

October

Just testing the new Nikon 35mm f/2 AF-D 5 comments

Market in Byske 4 comments

Bog colors

The illusion of winter 6 comments

Sunday rain and wet snow 6 comments

Breaking the ice 7 comments

Faint polar lights 1 comment

The first ice on the Baltic sea 2 comments

Freezing over 3 comments

Two cloud shots in the morning. 2 comments

Autumnal kayak tour 2 comments

Fly agaric 2 comments

Looking through the window 4 comments

Étude – making photos at the rocky shore 10 comments

Autumn colours round the corner 5 comments

Swedish sports? 4 comments

Two early shots at the seaside 8 comments

September

Two snaps in the autumn morning 5 comments

More planning 10 comments

“Nordkalotten 2015” – The plan 17 comments

About the technique 3 comments

A new blog 8 comments