Sakura Matsuri 2016


The Cherry Blossom Day (sakura matsuri) which is celebrated in Kungsträdgården (the Royal Garden), has long been a sign of that spring has come to Stockholm. The event is organized by the City of Stockholm in cooperation with the Japanese…

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Cherry blossom in Kungsträdgården

Körsbärsblommor i Kungsträdgården

Last year, the cherry blossoms bloomed in Kungsträdgården (the Royal Garden) in Stockholm at the end of March. Can it happen again this year? Each year when the cherry blossoms begin to bloom in Kungsträdgården, people flock there to take…

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Snow-safe ski area

Off-piste in Les Arcs

To Les Arcs you primarily go for skiing. The ski area is very snow-safe, because you ski at high altitude. Les Arcs has a 7 kilometre long piste, Aguille Rouge, with the single highest drop among the slopes in Europe,…

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Cime de Caron in Val Thorens

Cime de Caron i Val Thorens

The week in Val Thorens offered everything from snowstorms, fog, biting wind to quite amazing beautiful clear days with bright sunshine. This picture was taken at the top of the Cime de Caron, the second highest ski slope in the…

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Skiing with UCPA in Val Thorens

Skidåkare på bergskammen

My first trip with UCPA went to Val Thorens in France. Travelling with UCPA was for me a whole new experience, a positive one. The whole concept of travel, accommodation, meals, ski hire and lift passes and ski instructor feels…

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