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The High Coast

As I mentioned in my last post, we spent Christmas and the days after up in Härnösand in Sweden. This is the start of a span of coastline called "Höga Kusten" in Swedish (or The High Coast in English) which is a very beautiful stretch of rather unique nature and landscape. It is a popular place to hike and enjoy nature for both Swedes and travelers alike. 

Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000 with the description/remark;

"the High Coast site affords outstanding opportunities for the understanding of the important processes that formed the glaciated and land uplift areas of the Earth's surface"

...So it is quite a special place, and I haven't even started to scratch the surface. Have heard so much about it and I'm very curious to discover what makes this place so special. We spent a brief couple of days this summer there, exploring just tiny bit; the main part about that first visit was to spend time with Moas family and friends (obviously that's the main reason we are there!). This time, in winter, we hade been expecting a lot of snow actually and I can honestly say I was a little bit disappointed at first but going some miles inlands gave us some good amount of snow in the end anyway. For me it as completely new environment I look forward to exploring the area much more in the future since I now have a great reason coming there! Over time I would really like to document the area, nature and landscape, through the variation of seasons and then put together my complete perspective and experiences. Spring, summer, fall and winter - all in one. 

All images shot with my trusty X-Pro2 and lenses of 16 mm, 23 mm, 35 mm and 56 mm. 

/J

Ocean. Forest. Cliffs.