The bonfires of Walpurgis night

When I was a kid, I liked seeing the bonfires burning everywhere near and far in the chilly spring night. On last year’s Walpurgis celebration, we had just moved to Scania where I grew up. We climbed a steep hill, Hobjeret next to Kåseberga and the famous Ales stones, were the traditional bonfire was burning. …

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The Paradise beach by Knäbäckshusen, Österlen.

Paradise lost

The “tropical” beach at Knäbäckshusen in Österlen has been voted the most beautiful beach in Sweden. September 9th last year came in a hot spell of indian summer. It was even warm enough for a dip in the ocean, a rarity in these waters. In the afternoon, the still lush green forest began to cast …

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