Nature, skiing, reindeer hearts, and puppy love: Kiruna, Sweden

As mentioned in a previous post, Kiruna is not much to look at in terms of a metropolitan city, but it happens to be surrounded by some of the starkest and most beautiful nature. We were mesmerized by the trees blanketed in snow and the deafening silence of the thickly snow-covered woods.There were only a … More Nature, skiing, reindeer hearts, and puppy love: Kiruna, Sweden

Almost the Ice Hotel

One of the main tourist attractions in the Kiruna area is the spectacular Ice Hotel – the source of surreal images like this: Unfortunately, our thoroughly planned (HA) trip fell outside peak tourist season in the region and unfortunately, while the ice hotel is “open” the ice parts are not actually built. We did a small … More Almost the Ice Hotel