First camping adventure in Sweden

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Last weekend, Jens and I decided to go on a camping adventure. To be honest, I did not know what to expect since I have only camped outdoors in Asia. Thankfully, the weather was kind to us and it turned out to be a really fun experience. Would definitely love to do it again!

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We started our adventure a little late because we went to check out another campsite first but didn’t like it so much. A lot of the nature in the Stockholm area are “nature reserves” so they have certain rules about camping and bonfires. Otherwise throughout most of Sweden, you do not need a permit to camp unlike Singapore.

In fact they have this right known as “Allemansrätten” in Swedish. This was what I took off wikipedia:

“The freedom to roam, or everyman’s right is the general public’s right to access certain public or privately owned land for recreation and exercise. The right is sometimes called the right of public access to the wilderness or the right to roam.”

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We brought quite a lot of things for a one night stay in the woods but it was good that Jens made sure that it was a really comfy one. Here is Jens posing with the new tent he bought which was so light and compact! We each slept in military grade sleeping bags and brought our own pillows. I cannot believe how well I slept and the only reason why I woke up at 930am in the morning was because it was getting too warm in the tent.

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We took advantage of the sun and went straight to the lake for some sun tanning and…a quick dip in the water. The water was an unforgiving 15 degrees but as long as it is summer in our heads, we shall swim.

I didn’t take so many photos but I did put together a short video of our little adventure. I tried a different style of filming this time around and I hope you all enjoy it! Click on this link or the picture below to watch!

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Till the next time!

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