Discover untouched wilderness in Sweden’s 30 national parks | Visit Sweden
With 30 national parks, Sweden is practically one big national park. The first national park, Sarek, was established in 1909, the first of its kind in Europe.
Northern Lights over Sweden
Arctic Circle, Juoksengi, Sweden This was shot in Juoksengi, Sweden, where the Swedish/Finnish border and the Arctic Circle cross. There was a 20 minute break in the clouds, and I was lucky enough to notice and run outside. It was just after 7pm, but up here the sun set at 2pm so it was very dark. I used a Nikon D40 on a tripod, set to Aperture Priority. It took about 14 shots and 30 minutes in a foot of snow to finally find a setting that worked! The shutter stayed open for about 30…