Reindeer roundup

Reindeer roundup

What is a reindeer roundup? There are about 200.000 reindeers in Lapland, owned by approximately 6.500 reindeer owners, which are also called herdsmen. Twice a year some of the herdsmen of the same area and their families meet to gather their reindeers in roundish, specially made corrals, that are made out of wooden fences. These [...]

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A trip to Oulu

A trip to Oulu

1st of September The alarm clock went off at 5 am. Way too early, but what can you do when you Need to take an early bus. So one and half an hour later we were on the bus on our way to Oulu. The ride was normal, until the Point of time, when the driver tucks a [...]

Day 0

Day 0

Wednesday 16th of August 9:03 above the coulds Here I am, above the clouds on my way to Riga. At the airport everything went smoothly, my luggage wasn't too heavy, my lepton didn't need an extra check and I didn't miss my flight, so I´m all good. The goodbye was short and painless, like always. Just [...]

Intense Moments

Intense Moments

„Live every day like it´s your last“ That quote always was a saying without meaning. Typically found on a tear-off calendar, a sentence I couldn´t retract. That changed two years ago, when the departure to England came closer and closer. The last days before I left Germany I started to understand that quote. Moments, which you usually [...]