STOCKHOLM IN WINTER _ 0662

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Stockholm’s location just south of the 60th latitude means that the number of daylight hours is relatively small during winter – about six hours, while in June and the first half of July, the nights are relatively short, with about 18 hours of daylight. Around the Summer solstice the sun never reaches further below the horizon than 7.3 degrees[38] This gives the sky a bright blue colour in summer, also when looking straight up towards the zenith, with few stars visible. This is not to be confused with the Midnight sun, which occurs north of the Polar circle, around 7 degrees further north.
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From Sweden
Travel from Jan 15 to Jan 21
Thanks Jarmo !

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ERA OF THE HUSKY _ 0627

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Suzie on snow drift at Casey, 1973 (557B1)
Photograph: Gordon Mclnnes

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Bundy
Photograph: Jonathan Chester

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Two dog team (561D1)
Photograph: Unknown

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Working team (561D3)
Photograph: Max Cutcliffe

Huskies were first used in Antarctica by the British Antarctic Expedition in 1898–1900. Little more than a decade later, Douglas Mawson used huskies during his 1911–14 Australasian Antarctic Expedition. In 1954, when Australia established its first permanent Antarctic station at Mawson, huskies were introduced to the Australian territory
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This is great gift from my uncle 🙂

SILICHI SKI RESORT _ 0626

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The Silichi ski resort opened in 2005. It is located in Logoisk District, 32km from Minsk. Silichi is among the most popular recreation centers in Belarus and the CIS. It boasts well-developed infrastructure and is open all the year round

  • four tracks (620-900m long, elevation difference is up to 100m)
  • four-seat ski-lifts
  • tracks for children and beginners
  • tracks for skiing, sledging, snow tubing and for snowmobiles
  • extreme park (springboards, half-pipe, snow park)
  • training center (skiing training)
  • skating rink, a gym
  • ski rentals
  • hotel for 104 guests
  • guest houses
  • restaurants and cafes
  • baths and spa
  • children’s town
  • medical block

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From Belarus
Travel from Dec 06 to Dec 17
Thanks Olga !

 

 

BUKOVINA (ROMANIA) _ 0624

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Bukovina is a historical region in Central Europe, currently divided between Ukraine and Romania, located on the northern slopes of the central Eastern Carpathians and the adjoining plains.
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From Romania
Travel from Nov 19 to Dec 31
Thanks Victor !