Three Nations Border Point

The Three Nations Border Point can be reached by ferry or an 11 km one way walk from Kilpisjärvi. There are a few different ways it can be reached of varying difficulty, I chose to take the ferry one way and return on the Malla Trail to Kilpisjärvi Via Pikku Malla making the total distance 16Continue reading “Three Nations Border Point”

Stairway to Saana

742 steps lead up the 1,029m tall Saana fell from KilpisJarvi in Finland. Once you have climbed one of Finland’s longest staircases you are only a third of the way to the top and magnificent views over the surrounding Finnish landscape, you can even see to Norway. See my gallery below, Saana From Every Angle. FurtherContinue reading “Stairway to Saana”

71° North

Nordkapp was once thought to be the northern most point of the Norwegian island Magerøya and has become the ending point for many peoples journey. But in actual fact Knivskjellodden point is further north and has become a popular walk for people trying to avoid the crowds and high entrance fees of Nordkapp. 7km south from NordkappContinue reading “71° North”

The Lonely Road

In the Lake District it is possible to be completely alone in the middle of the mountains, the closest people miles away. I first went to the Lake District in 2002 and have been back almost every year since. This area is unique in many ways and each time I visit I am blown away byContinue reading “The Lonely Road”