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Etikett: Boden & Älvsbyn 2019

Storforsen – Älvsbyn, Sweden

Storforsen – Älvsbyn, Sweden

During my visit to Boden in April, I finally got to visit Storforsen in Älvsbyn for the first time in probably 20 years. Storforsen is one of the biggest streams in all of Europe and is a 5km part of the 410km long river Piteåälven. Its usual water flow is around 250 m³/sek and it never freezes, even though the water can get as low as -40° degrees during wintertime! It looks really spectacular, but the most impressing thing most honestly…

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Travel Diary: Boden Day 5

Travel Diary: Boden Day 5

When we got back from the cabin we had one more day to spend in Boden. We started the day by going to my cousin’s house because I was going to do a sibling photo shoot with her two kids. Yes, the little guy I did my first smash the cake photo shoot with last year has got a little sister! Kids are never easy to photograph, especially when there’s two of them, haha. We photographed for about 20 minutes,…

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Travel Diary: Boden Day 2-4

Travel Diary: Boden Day 2-4

I spent most of my Easter in my aunt’s cabin in the woods. We were 10 people living in the cabin during the weekend, but we were a lot more people during the days since many came and visit. This meant that I spent a lot of time just hanging by the fire with friends and relatives I see far too rarely. When I was younger I hated going out to that cabin, but now I just love it! I…

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Travel Diary: Boden & Älvsbyn Day 1

Travel Diary: Boden & Älvsbyn Day 1

During Easter, I finally had the opportunity to travel again. Me, my brother and my mother took the night train from Stockholm and traveled to our relatives in Boden in the northern part of Sweden. One of my new year’s resolutions this year was to stop flying within Sweden and this was actually the first time I went to Boden with the train since 1999 (Dad, correct me if I’m wrong!) and now I’m really wondering why. We got on…

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