Island Hopping: From Gudhjem to Christiansø and Frederiksø

On the last Sunday on Bornholm, I biked to the quaint village of Gudhjem, and caught a ferry to the tiny islands of Christiansø and Frederiksø in the Ertholmene archipelago. When I left the camping place in the morning, the sun was shining and the sky was bright blue. It seemed like the perfect day for a bike ride and some island explorations. I had…

Åland Bike Journey – 2nd Leg: Eckerö to Geta

We had set the alarm to 7 AM, as we had to catch a bicycle ferry at 11 AM, which would take us across Snäcköfjärden from Skarpnåtö over to the tiny island of Hällö, where we could continue our journey to Geta, our destination for the second leg. The ferry dock in Skarpnåtö is located just 17 km. away from Öra, where we had camped…

Sunrise on the Kattegat Sea

For the past year, I’ve become more and more fascinated by the sun. After experiencing the Total Solar Eclipse on Faroe Islands in March this year, I’ve really gotten to understand and appreciate how important the sun is to the life on Earth. Imagine a day without sunlight! It’s the most depressing thing that I can imagine – but thankfully, we still have millions of…

Destination Gotland

After sailing for three hours from Nynäshamn on the Swedish mainland, I finally arrived on Gotland at 11.20 PM on May 1st, to the beautiful town of Visby, which is the main town on Gotland. The old Hanseatic city center of Visby is surrounded by a 3,4 km. town wall and is one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Scandinavia. It’s also represented on the…