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Falu mine - a Unesco World Heritage Site

Today I have visited Falu mine, at a conference. One thing I like about conferences is that they are often held in beautiful and interesting settings! Falun was designated by Unesco as world heritage 2001, due to the thousand-year-old mining and metal production.

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Falun t&r by train during the day

Today I gave a lecture in Falun. It's a bit of a journey from Stockholm when you, like me, travel by train. At 04:30 this morning the bell rang. So now in the evening you are a bit tired, to say the least ...

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Horse riding in Idre - nature and a little drama

Yesterday it was time for horse riding in Idre. I have ridden a lot when I was younger, and think that riding is a fantastic way to experience nature. Peter and Billie have ridden a bit and Pontus once, but all three were positive about today's adventure! We got nice horses and got to follow the guide Mia on a wonderful trip in the forest and on the mountain.

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Beaver safari without beavers in Lake Grövelsjön

Last night it was time for a beaver safari in a canoe. A guide took us and a group of Dutch people to Grövelsjön. It was a bit warmer coming down from the mountain and beautiful and calm on the lake, so we had a really nice canoe trip. This is a great thing to do for a whole family, when everyone can get involved together and have some excitement about seeing some cool beavers.

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Orsa Bear Park - polar bears and Siberian tigers

The journey continued from Sala to Orsa, where we visited the Orsa Bear Park. The park is nice with large areas for the animals to move around, but instead it becomes difficult to see the animals if they want to hide. We never saw the wolverines or the leopards. But we saw a lot of other wildlife. Keep up!

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