My own Everest

My own Everest Last Sunday I watched Greek alpinist Antonis Sykaris’ live facebook transmission, who had just returned from Pakistan as a member of an international climbing expedition on K2, one of the most difficult mountain in the world. edited in English by...

From -20º C with love

From -20º C with love ºPolar night is over and it was an experience for us. Since the sun rises again over the horizon and days get longer every day, in remarkable pace at this latitude (about 18-20’ per day!), we feel much better. But we have left the Norwegian coast...

Never say never

Never say never While reading messages on our facebook page and on our livemedia.gr reports, besides witnessing the admiration and wishes for safe travels from most followers, I noticed a phrase that 3-4 different of them wrote…   Vaguely the phrase...

Alta to Tromso, 5 days road

Alta to Tromso, 5 days road Five days to cover 400 kilometres? An average tourist might have done it in a single day or maximum two, winter time. We could be still driving for five more days. In anyway this is a breathtaking route. The national road E6 twists, climbs,...

When did you enter Norway?

When did you enter Norway? Finally we met fellow overlanders – this was only the third time since we entered Scandinavia two and half months ago. A couple from Germany, friends of our friends with a monstrous 4×4 truck fitted with a 15-litre, 450 hp engine,...

Northern lights hunters

Northern lights hunters The first time is very special, almost like an incredible gift of nature. The second night you start believing it’s true. And soon you get addicted.  It was September 27th, the night we parked on the lakeside gravel road that crosses Koli...