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Leaving Kiruna


When we left Kiruna it was the day with the highest temperatures of our whole stay. So while the train went south, we noticed the melting of the snow and sometimes the snowflakes seemed to be rain drops. The first stop of the train was Boden again. From there we should enter the night train […]

Dog sled tour


Today at 13:25 we left Kiruna and the very last thing we did, was a sledge dog trip about a distance of 12km into the circumlying land of Kiruna. The thermometer on the wall of the hostel measured -2°C. So the difference to yesterday was 10°C. So it was really warm today. We have been […]



Today I want to post the my new underwear. Actually stupidnerdy…people always do unaccepted things. So have a look. It is quiet warm and I am happy to have them!

If the current song on the radio is not a love song or a ballad, then the next song is guaranteed one and all the non-lovesongs are from Michael Jackson. But we really tried to switch the channel.

Ice hotel


Since one week, since the first snow fell at Kiruna this season, the artists are still building the ice hotel on the frozen surface of a lake 15 km from Kiruna. Everything of the building is made from ice and there are already some rooms finished, where the first guests spend their nights. At this […]

At Kiruna you will usually not find any cycles. Probably it is not advisable to go by bike these times at Kiruna. So the people are using different vehicles.

At Kiruna is a lot of snow at the moment. Not meters but something like 20cm. This is the same mass of snow that you were able to find at Herford in Germany last year. So it felt in away a little like home, too. Kiruna is a mining city. On the top of the […]

After buying some stuff at the ICA nära which is close to our hostel, we started another walk from our hostel to find a restaurant, a pizzeria. We walked through the lonely streets with their dark shops and did not find anything. So we stopped at a petrol station, my friend bought some cigarettes. And […]

Kiruna is quite far in the north. In contrast to other regions on the earth which are that north, Kiruna is quiet warm as you can see on the temperature map of north europe (including the northpole) in december. Here are my records of the train ride to Kiruna with my friend Gregor. Today the […]

Since my mate and me started planning a trip to Kiruna (Kiruna at Google Maps), to the polar circle, I know how huge Sweden is. There are some offers from companies like Scanbalt Experience to go to Kiruna. But we have also a mate from Kiruna who may give us some tips for our journey. […]