SNOW IN TROMSO

BEING A MUSHER FOR A DAY – SUMMER DOG-SLEDDING IN ARCTIC SVALBARD

When Vanessa of Magnetic North Travel proposed to me to go dog-sledding during my visit to Svalbard in June, I was slightly shocked for a second. Dog-sledding in June? Is the climate in Svalbard really that cold that there’s still snow on the ground in summer? I soon learned that it isn’t in fact that cold this time of year and that there’s such a thing as summer dog-sledding – using a wagon with wheels instead of a sled. Read more