Home From Sarek

It was tough and amazing. It was beautiful, wild, hard work, peaceful and worth every bit of effort involved.

We had mosquitoes by the score, unrelenting heat, sunburn, torrential rain, flooded rivers and Tundra Voles.

I would be less than honest if I didn’t admit to the occasional wobble outside my comfort zone but at the end of the day, that’s how we grow.

James did a wonderful job of planning the trip and I will eventually be doing some proper posts about it, but we’re off to France forΒ six weeks this weekend andΒ won’t have the time ’till we’re home again.

So here’s a few of my photos, just to give you a flavour.




















19 thoughts on “Home From Sarek

    1. Hi Nielson πŸ™‚
      Yes, it does sound a bit weird doesn’t it – Sarek one week, Brittany the next!
      The beauty and rawness of the Arctic landscapes certainly didn’t disappoint – absolutely amazing stuff πŸ™‚

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    1. Hi Mark, I did enjoy it, despite the toughness and occasional self doubts (that’s the make up of my character though, anyway!) πŸ™‚ Not sure I could carry enough food for two months though……. πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€


    1. When it was hot it was hotter than in the UK, Andy – about 25C we reckoned! Cooled down a bit when the rain started though…..
      Never been to Brittany before myself, so looking forward to that too. Will also be Pebbles’ first trip to France πŸ˜€


  1. Sounds like it was pretty tough, but looks like the scenery made up for it! Funny that you both summed up with something like “here’s a few photos to give you a flavour”! Can’t wait to read more about it (and to hear about Pebbles’ first overseas trip).


    1. The scenery was definitely something special! Another overriding memory is the peace and quiet – I never even once noticed a commercial jet flying over the area; very unusual for anywhere in this day and age. Mosquitoes nearly the size of helicopters though….. πŸ˜€


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