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Month: April 2009

Spring Bike Ride

Spring Bike Ride

Spring is finally coming to Tromsø! Last week the temperatures stayed above zero during the day and during the night, and the snow is quickly melting away. It takes a while to melt away a metre of snow, so there’s still plenty left, but the roads are all free of snow and ice now.  I haven’t used my bike at all this winter, so it still had the summer tyres on. But that’s not a problem anymore 🙂 The weather…

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Easter in the Luleå Archipelago

Easter in the Luleå Archipelago

We got back from a 6 day Easter trip to Luleå last Monday. We drove more than 1500 km! Below is a map of the trip (click to enlarge). I have added some of the place names along the way. We did not drive to Luleå in one day, on the way there we stopped overnight at Gällivare, and on the way back in Muodoslompolo. We left on a very sunny day, but as soon as we reached the mountains…

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More Ice Fishing!

More Ice Fishing!

Last Friday the weather was really nice, and we decided to go ice fishing after work. After our last fishing trip, more people were keen to come with us 🙂 We went to Ramfjorden again, but closer to the sea ice edge this time. We were hoping we would be in the sun for a while, but unfortunately there are some mountains in the way there and the sun quickly disappeared, making it VERY cold.  On one side we could…

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