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Lyngen Alps – Part 4

Day 5 We have stopped wasting Charles’ time asking him about the weather forecast for the next day. We have accepted that our destiny for this week is to deal with all the elements and often with all of them … Continue reading

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Lyngen Alps – Part 3

Day 3 The wind storm predicted by meteorologists didn’t materialize last night. So Charles decides to take advantage of the calmer seas and motor to the island of ArnØya. According to him, it has one of the most, if not … Continue reading

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Lyngen Alps – Part 2

Day 1 When I wake up around 7 we have already left Tromsø, and we are sailing towards the unknown. At least this is how it feels to us. Charles and Per have been sailing extensively along this coastline; they … Continue reading

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Lyngen Alps – Part 1

When I got back from Greenland, in May last year, all I could think of was planning another expedition in the Arctic. Even if the warm temperatures and the sun were encouraging me to focus on surfing, kayaking and just … Continue reading

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Patagonia – Part 4

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that … Continue reading

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Patagonia – Part 3

We have been waiting for a window in the weather for the whole week, essentially since I got here (!) and, looking out of the window now it looks like our patience is being rewarded.  The break in the weather … Continue reading

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Patagonia – Part 2

San Carlos de Bariloche is located on the southern shore of Lake Nahuel Huapi, right at the boarder of the Nahuel Huapi National Park, established in the 1930s. The town is considered to be the gateway to the so called … Continue reading

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Patagonia – Part 1

“Why then, and this is not only my particular case, does this barren land possesses my mind? I find it hard to explain, but it might partially be because it enhances the horizons of imagination.” – Charles Darwin Patagonia has … Continue reading

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Greenland Expedition – Part 4

Day 8: Flat light After the storm and such a lovely evening, this morning I was hoping to be welcomed out of the tent by a cobalt blue sky. Sadly, everything is still grey so it looks like we’ll have to … Continue reading

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Greenland Expedition – Part 3

Day 5: Whiteout We wake up in another total whiteout, with a few snowflakes falling slowly due to the lack of wind. Even if we are not in a big storm, the lack of visibility is definitely an issue. So … Continue reading

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