Kayaking

/ Written by Jonas Hållén

Next stop: the Archipelago

Photo: Henrik Trygg

I was 19 and new in Stockholm, knew nothing about the archipelago along the coast. We decided we wanted to go anyway. But where? We ended up on Utö. It’s a first-time experience of the Stockholm archipelago I share with many other people: Utö being their first stop in the coastal scenery. While there are a […]

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/ Written by Jonas Hållén

The glittering prize

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We had crossed Hansta Bay (Hanstafjärden) and were on our way between the islands Gåssten and Utterkobben with our kayaks when it became obvious: the wind from the open sea was too strong. The waves grew as we tried to make our way east of Idskär to the island Borgen. My friend Lech started laughing […]

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/ Written by Jonas Hållén

Down by the river

Photo: Henrik Trygg/Visit Sweden

Canoe from Norway to Sweden, pass through rapids and fabolous forests and end up with a double cappuccino in Sälen. It’s paddling as a treat.

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/ Written by Jonas Hållén

The whole ocean in the boathouse

Photo: Henrik Trygg/VisitSweden

Food tastes better when you catch it yourself. Evert’s Boathouse might look simple when you first see it from the outside. But inside there’s a first class culinary experience waiting.

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/ Written by Jonas Hållén

Getting it all together now

The first day of the Outdoor Academy was gear day. After the trip to Tanumsstrand on the Swedish western coast the participants was collecting their clothing, having a first look at the 60 sea kayaks and finally ending the night with a dinner.

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/ Written by Jonas Hållén

The Academy is green

Your carbon footprint at this years Outdoor Academy of Sweden will be offset by trading of emission allowances. The carbon credits will be used to buy energy efficient cooking stoves in Ghana.

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