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Follow my travels in Arctic Europe. I explore and photograph nature, places, and activities in northern Sweden, Finland, and Norway.

By Thomas Åberg @norrland247

The northern lights are back and the hunt is on

Scroll for some shots from earlier aurora hunts. For Swedish article. Click here

Ormberget in Luleå. September 29, 2019.

Fireplace on top of the hill. Ormberget, Luleå Sweden.

Norrsken även kallat Aurora över Ormberget en vinternatt

Winter aurora. 4 April 2019.

Fotografera norrsken på Luleås isväg med bil

Hunting for northern lights by car on the ice roads in Luleå, Sweden. 28 March, 2020.

7 favorite places and activities to explore in Swedish Lapland

See my experience when I visited the places. For Swedish article. Click here

Activate the English subtitles on the film and you will get a description of the place and information.

The film contains

00:00 – Kayaking
00:40 – Island hopping in Luleå archipelago
02.30 – The High Cost of Sweden
03.10 – Trollforsen
04:35 – The Wilderness Road and waterfalls
12:09 – Abisko and Trollsjön mountain hiking

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High resolution movie clips, images, posters, and wall art. Contact me or read more (Swedish)

Gyllen soluppgång vid Trollforsen i Piteälven

Sunrise at Trollforsen.

Cloudberry is the gold of the forest

From mid-July, the berry season is at its peak and cloudberries are gold from the north.

Hjortron Norrlands guld

The berry is juicy with a lovely sweet aroma. It is used as a luxurious dessert, liqueur or jam.

Hjortron i träkåsa av björkvril

Four times as much vitamin C as in an orange.

Summer at Melderstein Herrgård

We took a short road trip from Luleå and visited some new beaches and slept over at the final destination at the historical Melderstein. Lovely Swedish countryside and great summer restaurant.

For Swedish article and detailed information. Click here

Melderstein Herrgård i Råne älvdal drönarbild en sommardag

Early morgin in Melderstein at 25 June at 05:45 am.

Movie from my summer visit in Råne river valley

See my experience when I visited the place and the mansion with my daughters.

The movie has an intro of 15 seconds then a longer area overview with drone clips and short snippets from the rooms, the restaurant, the sauna.

Midnight sun over Lule river

See more shots and read about my experience on Midnings sun panorama boat, floating on the mighty Lule river under the warmth from the true midnight sun.

For Swedish article and detailed information and booking. Click here

Midnattssol över Luleälven vid Jokkmokk från Midnight sun boat

The sun is up all night long from 5 June to 8 July. And it will not get dark before the end of August.

See some movie clip from my youtube channel.

Utsikt Midnight sun boat i Jokkmokk

Warm light on my face at 02.04. am.

Fiske på Midnight sun boat i Luleälven

Fishing under the midnight sun.

Fiske på Midnight sun boat i Luleälven

Summer Perch for the night snack.

Halstra Abborre på Midnightsun boat på Luleälven Jokkmokk

Grilling my fish on the floating fireplace.

Äkta midnattssol över Luleälven vid Jokkmokk

True midnight sun in Jokkmokk.

Midnightsun boat midnattssol Luleälven Jokkmokk

Panorama window with amazing nature view and a nice double bed to sleep.

Midnightsun boat Luleälven Jokkmokk

Floating on the Lule river and hearing the tales about Sápmi food.

Laga souvas på muurikka över öppen eld på Luleälven

Cajsa Isaksson, who runs the hostel Åsgård in Jokkmokk, prepares souvas on muurikka over an open fire while we slowly float on the Lule River.

Suovas på muurikka tillagat på Midnightsun boat i Jokkmokk

It was a perfect day to experience the Sápmi food and stunning nature from the floating deck.

Samisk matupplevelse på Midnight sun boat i Jokkmokk

Suovas snack with black currant lemonade.

Detailed info and links for booking

Midnight sun panorama boat
Article in Swedish and links for booking

Summer and time for a barbecue!

I had a great time with this product shoot. Köttbutiken is a butcher shop in my hometown Luleå. This is the place I go for meat and local delicacies. See more

Entrecote från Köttbutiken på tallrik med öl och pommes frittes

Entrecote from the grill on a plate. See more from Köttbutiken

Ice and light village

Unique accommodation by the Kalix river in northern Sweden. See more

Skådar norrsken på Ice and light village i en blå skjorta med snöflingor från Style of Norrland

I did not get so lucky to have northern light in my visit but if the sky was blessed by the magic light it would have looked like this. Creative retouching in collaboration with Style of Norrland (Swedish). See more from Ice and light village

Arctic Bath

Sweden’s new top attraction for spa lovers. See more

Arctic Bath uniqt spa i Harads

Unique design with Pine tree logs and the entrance to Arctic Bath in Harads, Sweden.

Arctic Bath utepool i Luleälven

Cool down in the natural ice pool.

Arctic Bath bastu

Warm up again in the sauna. See more from Arctic bath

Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi

The original Icehotel in Sweden. See more

Icehotel Jukkasjärvi cermonirum 2019

Ceremonial room 2019.

Icehotel Jukkasjärvi isskulptur Dancing Auroras

Art suite: 217 – Dancing Auroras av Emilie Steele och Sebastian Dellúva.

Icehotel Jukkasjärvi svit

Art suite: 314 – Téckara av Javier Opazo. See more from Icehotel

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