Hiking the Karhunkierros (Bear Trail) in Finnish Lapland is a fantastic challenge and experience. It was established back in 1955 and is currently Finland’s most popular trail. My girlfriend and I decided to hike the Karhunkierros in August as a part of our summer vacation. We wanted to enjoy our […]

Hiking the Karhunkierros Trail


Trekking Through Soviet Era Ambitions  Summer long plans finally came into fruition last Friday when my girlfriend and I started off from Longyearbyen harbor with MS Billefjord on a one way ticket to Barentsburg. The plan was to hike from Barentsburg and follow the coastline back to Longyearbyen, a journey […]

Trekking Barentsburg to Longyearbyen


Pyramiden: Bike & Hike Pyramiden is an abandoned Russian mining town in Svalbard located at 78° 41´N. It is on National Geographic´s list of top 10 ghost towns. It was abandoned in 1998 and when the people left they left in a hurry, taking only their private possessions and essentials. […]

Exotic Bike & Hike Trip to Pyramiden