Our amazing arctic lifestyle

Anne and Doreen has been invited by Saleta to Skellefteå, in Swedish Lapland for three days. Here life is all about the outdoors. Roaming dense forests, island hopping in the archipelago and just enjoying being a free spirit under a sun that really never sets in summer. And of course, hanging out with people doing their thing...

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Three Wild Salmon Rivers

There are five rivers in Skellefteå, three of which are classified as wild salmon rivers. Such a concentration of salmon waters cannot be found anywhere else in Sweden...
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Skellefteå
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DAY ONE - On Top Of The World

Their first day together brings them into the vast woodlands and straight up on top of the world.

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IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF A WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER

Imagine leaving all the stress and bustle of your everyday life behind you for a few days. Imagine spending your time in the forest as a wildlife photographer, experiencing the natural scents of the woodland and mee [...]

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DAY TWO - People Doing Their Own Thing

Day two takes the party to the vivid country side and behind the scenes of local, award-winning artisan food.

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TIME TO GO HIKING

Hiking is quite simple. Step one: pick a trail. Step two: Head out. Step three: Enjoy! If you go on a day hike you hardly need more than nice hiking boots, a small backpack and snacks

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Svedjan ost – the best cheese

The facade of the farmhouse dairy is a plastered white. The front door is deep red with a stainless steel plate displaying the company name...
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Storkågeträsk
Storkågeträsk

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THE FREEDOM TO ROAM

The freedom to roam. It's a huge part of everyday life in the Swedish Lapland. Stated in Swedish law. But it works both ways. You have to pay respect to the environment.

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Biking and fishing in heart and soul

Since the city of Skellefteå is surrounded by world-class wilderness and fishing waters, it is only natural to have a premium outdoor living shop too.
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Skellefteå
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A PERFECT MORNING

Pite-Rönnskär, a kind of slumbering gem in the southern part of the Bothnian archipelago, has been opened up to a wider audience. Four rooms, with a simple, rustic feel have already been prepared on the ground floor...

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DAY THREE - Endless Summer Nights

Day thee takes Anne and Doreen, in the company of Saleta, to the islands of Swedish Lapland.

The midnight light