Europe, Jo, Norway

The time we lived with no sun in the polar night

16 Jan , 2015  

Most people I know enjoy sunny destinations. The kind with beaches and palm trees and oceans. So when people asked me why in the world I wanted to go to the arctic in the dead of winter when there was no sun, no palm trees, and frigid ocean, I started to question myself too. Of […]

Europe, Jo, Norway, Outdoors

The time I went dogsledding in Norway

10 Jan , 2015  

Having a large, unknown dog jump up to greet me in the face was startling. I can’t help it.I’m a city girl. Most of the dogs that I’d encountered in my lifetime were limited to pets and service animals. That is to say, most of them were friendly, but detached.

And here I was, about to hand my safety and wellbeing over to eight hyperactive huskies.