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Scan Magazine | Special Theme | Autumn and Winter Experiences in Norway
Enjoy magical winter mountains riding a dog sleigh Husky Adventure is a provider of local husky sledge tours in the Norwegian mountains. Based near Meråker at 400 metres above sea level, they are located a mere hour’s drive away from Trondheim Airport. By Stian Sangvig
to take place as late as May. Adequate winter clothing will provided, as will local food, including moose, reindeer and wild berries. “Proper preparations allow for our visitors to truly enjoy snow-capped mountains basking in winter sun or moonlight, and preparing traditional Norwegian food heated over open fire,” concludes Bakken. Serving Norway’s third largest city, Trondheim’s airport is accessible from Europe with direct flights from hubs like London, Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Stockholm, as well as from most of Norway.
Photos: Bodil Bakken /Husky Adventure
“The company was founded in 2000 with the objective of sharing views of local natural beauty and high speed dog sleigh tours with others,” explains founder and manager Bodil Bakken. The team consists of Bodil, her partner and 45 active dogs aged four to twelve years. Several packages are on offer. These include day trips and weekend trips for two people, to school classes and corporate team building groups. Each sleigh will be pulled by four to six dogs. “Everyone can participate, as proper instruction on how to ride will be provided,” Bakken says. Visitors can also choose not to participate in riding the sledges and enjoy the trips as a spectator. The winter season lasts from mid-November to mid-April, although some years extended days of cold and snow have permitted for trips
For more information, please visit: www.huskyadventure.no
Set sail to discover a new meaning of life Whether a complete beginner or an advanced man of the sea, SeilNorge know how to bring out the sailor in you. Gather your friends or colleagues and board the journey of a lifetime! By Celine Normann | Photos: SeilNorge
Since 2008 the event organiser SeilNorge AS has tailored sailing trips along the amazing Norwegian coast of Helgeland, and further north amongst the famous Lofoten islands. “Our sail adventures are active trips where we take full advantage of being in the centre of the world’s most amazing natural environment. We sail between beautiful islands, through bright blue fjords, and under majestic mountains,” says founder Emil C. Engebrigtsen. From comfort to extreme sport All packages are tailored to the customer’s needs and aspirations, and whether you want to make this year’s corporate event slightly different or arrange for an exciting holiday with your friends, SeilNorge ensures an experience of a lifetime. “We have everything from relaxing and comfortable trips where you experience the Norwegian fjords, to exhilarating extreme sailing
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trips through rough sea where you get to feel what mother-nature really has to offer,” says Engebrigtsen. Ski & sail Most sailing trips last around a week and combine the ocean experience with a range of activities from kayaking, mountain climbing, surfing and local restaurant visits to fishing from the boat before preparing dinner while anchored up in a sheltered natural bay. In the winter the event organiser also offers the unique combination of sailing to the mountains and once there, going skiing. SeilNorge aspires to create a different meaning of life for their customers. “In our contrasts lies understanding and meaning. We want people to discover our love for the ocean and see a completely different side to everyday life,” says Engebrigtsen.
For more information, please visit: www.seilnorge.no www.sailnorway.com
Promoting Brand Scandinavia. Featuring interview with actress Signe Egholm Olsen.