• camping,  themed posts,  traveltips

    Care plus water filter: your buddy for outdoor hikes!

    (picture source: bol.com) When we were planning for our trip in Sweden, we knew we would try to get a few really remote days in it: days where we would camp in the wild and be disconnected from it all. We planned a few hiking trips and a canoe trip. Having camped in the wild before, I knew that carrying water with you isn’t always that easy. It weighs a lot and you need a lot – especially in a warm & dry summer like we had in 2018. During my first long camping trip to Finland I used water purification tablets, to be able to drink water from natural…

  • camping,  europe,  sweden,  SZ

    Färnebofjärden & a canoe trip on Stora Kloten

    Färnebofjärden  national park brings you to a unique landscape formed by the river Dalälven, which spreads across large areas, creating spots that look more like lakes than rivers. We decided to spend a couple of days there. If you decide the park is worth a visit, make sure you protect yourself from mosquitos. We had a very dry period when visiting and it was only in Färnebofjärden that we got some unwelcome mosquito visitors. In normal summers, the mosquitos there come by the masses. Park staff advised us to bring a hat  with mosquito net attached, strong repellent and impregnated clothing. I can imagine we would’ve really needed those had the weather…

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    Camping in fall

    Those who knows us a little bit, know we love camping. It gives us a sense of freedom and we love the rhythm you need to follow when camping. You simply can’t rush things. We have camped a bit all over Europe – but so far always in summertime. Last year that changed though. Since we want to do some more challenging camping in the future (yes, Iceland, we are looking at you!) we decided to buy a four seasons tent two years ago. And since we wanted to do a little trip in fall last year (to Wales), we thought… why not go camping? Most people we know thought we…