Holiday Club Are
Travel Blogs from Are
... Storsjon. We saw fresh snow on the mountains towards Norway! (This is midsummer!)
Then we travelled to Trangsviken, to be welcomed by Rob and Rob's camping friends from Hungary last year, Julia and Eskil Pihl. Camped in their yard, in a small village Trangsviken, not far from the lake. Wonderful dinner on ...
... a few feet from a waterfall, listening to the tumult of the river's descent. The beautiful countryside, together with Stockholm, put Sweden very high on our favourite country list. These few days of driving were very nice but uneventful, so I’ll leave it to the photos to tell the ...
... ski patrol who need to rescue such venture. This ride proves educational, as Patrick points out avalanches that have occurred, and other areas to watch for. The snow is also getting soft, providing me with a lesson in how to lean with the scooter driver to keep the snowmobile upright – this is much harder than you would think – the scooters are not stable at all, which make sense when you see they ride on a narrow track.
Now down on the ...
... sunny weather. We are also keen to finish-off exploring Bjornen, in particular taking the “Tottliften” linking Are to Bjornen, and skiing across to the other side where we've not been. The Bjornen slopes from Tottliften are fun, steep enough to be challenging, but not too scary, with a good café midway on the hill ! We find the slopes on the other side to be for the kids, so less challenging, but we do discover the “Bear Run” – a kids ...
My youngest brother, Jeff, often has to travel to Europe for work. As chance, and some judicious tweaking of work commitments would have it, Jeff needs to be in Sweden while we are here, and a side trip to visit us in Are has been organized. This visit is one of my personal highlights of our trip. Jeff introduced me to snowboarding, and we have since travelled many times to New Zealand and Japan to ride the mountains together. To have the chance of snowboarding the Are ski region ...
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