Traveling and camping with dogs, Kolarbyn eco lodge Sweden, primitive cabins, Border Collie, nature photography, eco tourism , www.Fenne.be

A night at Kolarbyn eco-lodge

Thanks to our friend from Amazing Nature Scandinavia, Mogwai and I got the unexpected opportunity to try out the Kolarbyn eco-lodge. Kolarbyn means something like ‘the coal village’ and it’s also...

Rock tumbling and treasure hunting England and Sweden, www.Fenne.be

Tumbling and treasure hunting into summer

Summer is (almost) here and since that means that liquid will remain liquid, I've started the rock tumbler again! Rocks tumbling around in a barrel obviously make some noise. It's probably...

Ammonites, fossils and pyrite from Jurassic coast in England, Dorset and Devon, Lyme Regis, Charmouth beach. www.Fenne.be

Ammonites on my mind

My main goal in traveling to England's Jurassic coast was to search for fossils like ammonites, Belemnites, and Ichthyosaurus vertebrae. And yes, I chose the word 'search' rather than find...

Famous Five by Enid Blyton, ginger biscuits, Jurassic coast travel, England, www.Fenne.be

Still a Famous Five fan :-)

Did I get ginger biscuits just because I used to read about them in the Famous Five books? Yep! Very much. I even texted a good friend who lives in England...

Strömsholm palace Västerås in winter with snow. Baroque castle Sweden, www.Fenne.be

Strömsholm Palace in winter

About 100km west of Stockholm, in Västmanland, you can find this charming Baroque castle called Strömsholms slott. On the site of a fortress built by Gustav Vasa, this Swedish royal palace...

Beachcombing, strandjutten, Denmark, Nord Jutland, bones, corona bottle, seaweed, amber, Michael Kors earrings, www.Fenne.be

Beachcombing/ strandjutten

For weeks in advance, I was hoping for some really stormy weather. Big waves, wild wind, maybe even some thunder! After about 2 years in the woods, I was longing...

Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse, winter 2021, Jutland Denmark, www.Fenne.be

Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse/ Denmark

When we visited the lighthouse a few years ago, it wasn't standing in the same spot but almost balancing at the edge of a cliff. We had climbed up the...

Årsunda Vikingagård, Vikings, Sweden history, Gävle, Nordics, www.Fenne.be

Årsunda Vikingagård

In our road trip book, this location was mentioned as an attraction for children as, during the summer months, there are a lot of Viking-related activities like crafts and games...

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