/ Written by Jenny Jonevret
Posted in OAS 2011

Thanks and welcome back!!

Dear Outdoor Ambassadors of Jämtland!
It was a pleasure showing you some taste what Jämtland/Sweden can offer concerning outdoors.
As an ambassador I hope you will spread the word about you experiences. Back at my office I really feel that we hade some nice days together and am so glad to get to know everyone of you!
If you have any questions concerning activities, photos etc don´t hesitate to contact me or Fanny at Jämtland Härjedalen Tourism. Questions concerning equipment please contact the SOG-companies. I hope you will continue follow us at this blog, you can subscribe new posts by e-mail or RSS.
If you have photos that you want to share please send them to me so we can put them on the blog.

Take care and talk to you soon // Jenny VisitSweden

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