I visited the city Pripyat in the exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in June 2009 and my Scandinavian brain got a lecture on cultural understanding.
It's been a while since last time I was in Ukraine. The pandemic and the invasion have put plans to revisit on hold. I dug out some old pictures from my visits in Ukraine and in this series of posts, I will share some of my experiences from travelling in Ukraine, starting with Crimea. Crimean … Continue reading My visits to Ukraine: Crimea
One weekend in May, my wife and I visited Vilnius. It's been a while since we travelled without kids just the two of us so fun to recall our city hopping back from when we were dating.
This week we picked up a visitor at Skavsta Airport which was a nice excuse to go to Stendörren Nature Reserve at the southern end of the Stockholm Archipelago. We arrived just after sunrise on a cold, calm and sunny winter day. A trail starts right next to the parking lot that will take you … Continue reading Stendörren Nature Reserve in winter