Posts Tagged ‘snow’

Dimitris an Pierluigi accommodated me at their rooms. Staying with both was very nice. With Pierluigi I usually tried to keep learning at the university or at my mate Metin and with Dimitris I was more and more at his room. So I was much more a pain in the ass than before. When Pierluigi […]


It is Winter at Stockholm, but it is not as you would expect from Winters at Stockholm: The days before christmas it was rather rainy than snowy. In the higher regions there was snow – in the center it just rained. This year the Winter seems to be unusual mild. In the common Stockholm Winters […]


Leaving Kiruna

18Dec11

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

17Dec11

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 […]


Ice hotel

17Dec11

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 […]


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 […]


Today I had been with Giovanni, the first guy I have met at Stockholm, to a snowboard event in the olympic stadion of Stockholm. The stadion is just two tunnelbana stations from universitetet. The weather was nice, very cold and still freezing – the next times I will go out with my Winter shoes. The […]