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Expedition Extreme Cold, Travelling with Reindeer; The challenging preparations

When you read this, we are hopefully in Siberia. The whole family of four. It could well be a surprise to most […]

Expedition nerves; Why? Why? Why?

We are still packing though the plane is due to leave in 12 hours. It has been a very hectic day. No sleep, so up early, start packing, than out to try the sat phone, a voice call to ExWeb, than back to the flat to go through the whole camera kit …

Stressssss and angst!

Malmö -7 C (19.4 F) Yakutsk -44 C (-47.2 F) Verkhoyansk -48 C (-54.4 F) What is easy to forget for people not involved in Expeditions, is all the stressful work before setting off, sorting out the normal day, like preparing papers for the tax man…

The Knowledge Gap

Over the last week I have tried to figure out how to send dispatches via my laptop and a satellite phone. It […]

Tech trouble, some kit arriving and some stress

Flag 179 arrived yesterday. An honor of course. The same Flag which bit the dust in Al Mahra not long ago. That made me content and happy. Even happier, I felt today when Eva s and Scarlett s stuff arrived from Isbjörn of Sweden, the best kid g…

-99°F Below Zero

Extreme cold fascinates most people. Every time the subject comes up on my site, the readership grows tenfold. And I get a lot of […]

Mum´s moved on to another world and I wonder; What to do?

I feel so incredibly tired. And sad. But still working on with happiness getting the new Siberian Expedition on board. But life has its own ways to show that tragedy and sorrow is a big part of the life of a human being. My mum died yesterday and …

Trouble on all levels…..but we are awarded Explorer Clubs Flag 179!

Malmö -2 C (28.4 F) Yakutsk -45 C (-49 F) Verkhoyansk -52 C (61.6 F) The gear from Exweb -SPOT tracker, laptop, sat phone an the software to send updates on route- arrived after being held in customs for 2 extra days yesterday. And, once I opened…

Ponies at The Poles

I am probably subjective when it comes to this issue, but in my book, exploration with animals as partners, isn´t only the […]

The Hunter´s reflex, 11 days to go, hardly any gear have arrived, but we all have the visas now

Malmö 2 degrees C (36 F) Yakutsk -48 degrees C (-55 F) Verkhoyansk -50 degrees C (-58 F) Extra kg:s I have put on 18 kg (42 pounds) My friend Ken Kamler, with whom I am going to dwell into the subject extreme cold, write me these lines the other …