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Drumming Village

Three of us – Iva – my friend from volunteering, bear Bear – my trophy from tennis tournament, and me, took trip to Oslo.

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Hornsjo, a Small Alpine Village

They met me at the Lillehammer railway station at night and drove to the place – a small village in the mountains behind the boom. A few summer barns and one hotel – that’s Hornsjo, a small alpine village above Lillehammer in Norway.

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Arctic Rally racer

Arctic Rally

There was the big event the week I was back to Rovaniemi – the Arctic Rally. I was a automotive journalist a while ago in Moscow and can’t just pass their media centre in the Pohjanhovi hotel without saying “hello”.

 

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The beginning of Magic hour

Nordkapp Magic Hour

I was dreaming about this since my childhood, how I would stay at the very end of the land, facing the North Pole. For some reason I don’t want to stay in the North Pole itself, and minus 50 is not the reason.

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Girl from Helsinki

Gym & Spade

8 times right hand is leading, 8 times left, 8 times push, 8 times pull… Was I the first ever person using spade and snow for exercising instead of gym?

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Santa Claus Village

Santa Claus and Aurora Borealis

The Arctic Circle crosses Finland in the city of Rovaniemi. More particularly – in Santa Claus Village. Snowdrifts and Christmas decoration guaranteed. As well as a whole day darkness.

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Volga Province

Moscow – Uglich – Myshkin

Sweet charm of province, orthodox churches, patriarchal traditions and old fashion life style in 300 km from Moscow.

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Bahamas

Adventure Solo Travels

My Adventure Solo Travel are just flow with a very loose schedule and minimum preparation. All information I get at the place where I land for hiking or biking.  That how the “movie” starts and I’m curious to see what will be the next episode.

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They call me Brave

The Whole Nine Yards of the Appalachian Trail

In 2014 I hiked the Appalachian Trail, unexpectable and unpredictable way. I wasn’t ready, I didn’t know about AT, I didn’t know how to deal with woods and wilderness and I was not a backpacker at all. So I’ve  got whole nine yards of it.

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Romashkovo ski race

The Ski Sport Magazine about me

Лена Мещерская: Первую в жизни десятку меня заставили бежать собаки

Наверняка, у каждого участника завершившегося 1 марта «Ромашковского вызова 24» есть своя история о том, как он стал лыжником-марафонцем. Есть такая небольшая история и у участницы под номером 43 – Лены Мещерской, история, которая для подавляющего большинства людей, серьезно занимающихся лыжами и бегающих марафоны, выглядит почти фантастической.

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