What an Arrival: Backwoods Brewdown in Greensboro, Vermont

Crossing Pahtajärvi
Backwoods Brewdown Campfire

In the first night in the US, after traveling for a few days from Lovozero – in the high North of Russia, to Vermont – in the Northeast of the United States, my friends, who I was visiting, asked me if I would be interested in joining them to a small beer festival in the region. They didn’t have to wait long for an answer .. Continue to the photo gallery and the full article

Hiking in the Khibiny and Lovozero Mountains (Russian Lapland)

Khibiny MountainsMy friend Andi and me made a long planned hiking trip into the Khibiny mountains, on the Kola peninsula in summer. For me it was the first part of an almost three months lasting trip. First we went by train to Moscow to visit a friend before we went on by train to Apatity, from where we took a taxi to Kirovsk, visiting another friend for a few days. We used this time there to get some better maps for the region, since there are no marked trails Continue to the photo gallery and the full article