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  • Moose Hunting 2010

    Moose Hunting 2010

    Today was the first day of the moose hunting season in Sweden! So of course, we got up at 3:45 am to go moose hunting. Now, I was warned that this would be extremely boring. It consists of hours upon hours of sitting around waiting for a moose. But it is the experience that counts, … Read more

  • Drangsmark Museum

    So the other day there was a historical car show in Drangsmark, the small village outside of Skellefteå where Johan’s father lives. In this area, which really isn’t downtown but in a part of the village with a little pond and grass, there was an old fashioned saw mill and museum of Drangsmark. It was … Read more

  • Swedish Gem: Fredde Gredde

    So, while cruising the Internet today I came across this little gem… Only afterward did I learn that Fredde Gredde is a Swede! I simply stumbled across this while browsing YouTube. I love how he was able to split the screen and make two of himself – he is obviously a great performer and has … Read more

  • Cloudberries 101

    Ah yes, still more cloudberries to be picked! This time we headed to Norjso, where Johan owns a nice little cottage with lots of land, with a fabulous cloudberry patch. Now it is important to note that according to Swedish law, you do not have to pick only on your own land. Actually, you can … Read more

  • Cloudberry picking adventures in Sweden

    Yesterday it was time for some cloudberry picking! We drove by car this time, and glad we did – for it was perfect couldberry picking weather! (insert sarcasm) Luckily by the time we arrived at the berry patch, it wasn’t raining so badly. I had my rain jacket, boots, camera and basket, ready to go! … Read more

  • Cloudberry Hunting in Sweden

    It is July and cloudberry season. So we went cloud berry hunting on our motorcycles! Luckily, it was a pretty nice day. It looks like it was going to rain, but it didn’t and luckily it was windy enough to blow away all the pesty mosquitoes that you find up here in Northern Sweden. We … Read more