|My pages about the area around Central part of Sweden
|My travel stories
|My photo impressions
|Barsta Chapel from the 1600s
|Fäberget, a hike to the top
|Skuleberget, a hike towards the top
|Färnebofjärden National Park
|Fulufallen, a great short hike
|Skuleskogen NP, a walk in the woods
|Nipfjället, surrounded by reindeers
|Hackås, murals from the 1200s
|Skuleskogen NP, Slåttdalsskrevan
|Rotsidan, a beautiful stretch of coast
|Högklinten, a hike to the top
|Vålådalen, hike Blanktjärnsrundan
|Sundborn, The Carl Larsson Gården
|Norrfällsviken, endless shingle fields
|Ytterlännäs old church from 1200s
|Nämforsen Rock Carvings
|Åre, 3 waterfalls
|Omneberget, a hike to the top
Summer 2020, and our original travel plans for this year have totally disappeared due to the Covid19 epidemic. But slowly a new travel plan developed to a destination that has been on our wishlist for quite some time: a visit to The High Coast of Sweden. A beautiful stretch of coastal landscape about 7 hours drive to the north of where we live, with a beautiful national park called Skuleskogen, and a unique area declared a UNESCO heritage site.
After the last glaciation, the land has elevated a total of 800 metres. The land, previously weighed down under the weight of a glacier, lifts at rates that are among the highest in the world! And as a consequence islands appear and unite, peninsulas expand, and lakes evolve from bays and develop into marshes and peat fens. And walking around in the High Coast you can see a lot of evidence of this land rising, which makes hiking in this landscape fascinating.
All the photos in the collage below are clickable, so you can view the larger photo.
Simone & Åke, July 2020, Skuleberget on the High Coast, Sweden
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