Skoogs City Hotell

Uddmansgatan 5, Pitea, Norrbotten, Lapland, 941 28, Sweden | Hotel
Prices starting from $63.00

Travel Blogs from Pitea

Top of Utopia

A travel blog entry by kelseyandersen


... that weaved through the rocks. After some exploring, I sat down with a few of my favorite people for a picnic over looking the impressive rapids of Storforsen. We ate in silence as we took in the brilliance of the rapids and enjoyed some quiet meditation. A bit later on, my friend, Ekaterina, told me to sit on the rocks that went right up to the rushing water for a truly amazing experience. She couldn't have been more right. There is something to be said for feeling a part ...

Skål! To Make Each Day Count

A travel blog entry by kelseyandersen


... though, was the hike there. It took about 2 hours (with a few stops) to get there and then upon leaving Gammelstad, some people chose to take the bus back but I wanted to experience the raw wilderness again, there's nothing like it back in Illinois. For a while, we weren't even walking on a path, just hiking through the forest like nomadic people and picking blueberries to snack on from the wild bushes around us.

You can be in a town, then walk a half a mile ...

Just Six Little Words

A travel blog entry by kelseyandersen


... all signs are in Swedish and the units are metric, the biggest indications that I am in a foreign place are the culture and language barriers. As I was walking to the LURC student center this morning, I met up with one of the French students that I met yesterday at the airport. He made a motion towards me, stopped himself, and then said "Oh sorry." Seeing as I usually greet people with a smile or a wave, I was noticeably confused, and he quickly explained that in France, ...

Back to Luleå and Packing for Kongsberg

A travel blog entry by bfarley64


... Lulea, I saw the Police lights come on behind me… there goes the time buffer. I wasn’t quite sure why they were pulling me over; I had the cruise set about 115km/hr (5km/hr over the speed limit). The trooper came to the window and after telling him I spoke English, he asked for my driver’s license; he then went back to the police car and came back with an electronic breathalyzer machine. After blowing ...

A look around Luleå

A travel blog entry by bfarley64


... at times, as most of the evening Swedish was spoken, and I didn't understand a word of it.

On the way home from frisbee golf, we stopped to buy groceries; this is something Phillip regularly does for the family - don't get any ideas Christine!

After a late night discussion regarding American democracy and Swedish socialism, it was time to call it a night...



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