Monthly Archives: January 2014

Horsing around in Stockholm

By Noah –  Having just made it recently into Stockholm we went straight in the direction of the TekniskaMuseet where there was a special exhibition called ‘Game On’. This interesting exhibition comprised mainly of hundreds of old gaming devices such … Continue reading

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Checking in at the (N)Ice Hotel

  By Noah – Wow! After recommendations from locals and tourists alike we just had to go to one of Sweden’s seven wonders- the very first Icehotel. Having been rebuilt over 20 times since 1990 it is the largest ever hotel … Continue reading

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Skiing for the first time

By Noah-  Today we decided to walk the opposite way to the town and watch a snowmobile race. But as you can see from the photo on the left it didn’t really work out like that. We arrived about 20 … Continue reading

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It’s minus 31 in Kiruna

By Noah- Today we’ve been looking around the Snow Festival and trying to acclimatise to the freezing temperature. One of the surprising problems of being this far north are the static electric shocks, which are really annoying me. So, putting … Continue reading

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Freezing in Swedish Lappland

From unseasonably warm winter weather in Malta (26 degrees on our balcony) the temperature gauge has plummeted to minus 28! Everywhere we travel the locals tell us the weather is unusual for the time of year – a sign of … Continue reading

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Geocaching

By Noah –  I thought for my last Maltese blog I’d tell you about a hobby that I do with my mum whenever we can. If you can remember that far back it all started when we were in Toronto … Continue reading

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Let’s go Gozo

By Noah – After a recommendation from a local we decided to take the ferry to Gozo for the day. Even smaller than Malta the island possesses many natural beauties including the Azure Window in Dwejra.  The local bus (cost 50c … Continue reading

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