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Blog Tag entries: laponia
SUSTAINABILITY LESSONS FROM FINNISH FORESTS
21 March 2016
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I'm back from lake Inari Expedition, in Finnish Lapland, having explored different views on the natural environments visited, within the project WORLD NATURE EXPLORING . I crossed one of the three largest lakes in the country, but Finland has about 60,000 lakes giving life to an immense forest mass, which in turn, gives life to a huge number of animal species. Three quarters of the country are ...
IN EXTREMIS, BUT READY TO CROSS LAKE INARI
06 March 2016
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Two days later for the loss of all my luggage, finally tomorrow morning I will be able to start the trip through Lake Inari.  I thought to do it in 6 or 7 days, but I will have to rush a little bit more, in order to complete it  have to go more to the point, and see if I can complete it on 5. I have no margin days, and I cannot fail in the distance advanced each day; hoping I will not get cau...
NEXT STAGE: ARCTIC CIRCLE
28 February 2016
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This week I'll go to northern Finnish Lapland in the Arctic Circle, in order to cross Lake Inari alone; the most boreal and closer to the icecap in Europe. On Friday 4/03 I'll fly to IVALO via Helsinki, spending one day there getting everything ready to start the journey on Sunday 6th, if conditions permit. Altogether I must complete around 145Km to reach Sevettijärvi, where I will find again ...
ICE ULTRA: THE RACE AND THE LEARNINGS
22 February 2014
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Last wednesday at 0:15 I reached the finish line at Jokkmokk (Swedish Lapland) , after more than 16 hours of stage, finishing the extreme running race ICE ULTRA BEYOND ULTIMATE: 230Km. (215 at the end) in 4 stages. At that time I had have crushed my body, but I felt stronger than Superman, accumulating so much happiness and emotions that it takes less than a minute to forget the suffering and bad...
NEXT STATION: LAPLAND
01 February 2014
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On February 15, I will face a new challenge on snow and ice: THE ICE ULTRA BEYOND ULTIMATE . An extreme Ultra Marathon held in Lapland, running for 230km. in 4 stages, which I will face as the first phase of preparation for my big goal: The NORTH POLE. Only 32 participants we will be willing to try to overcome this radical test, which is performed in four stages of self-sufficiency: 46, 50, 44 ...
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