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Kullens light station

is the  highest one in Sweden. Situated at 187.5 meters and it dates all the way back to 1561. Since 1751 more than 200 ships have become wrecks outside the horn with it’s treacherous rocks. Nowadays it’s a popular diving site because of the wrecks and very clear water.

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all of a sudden I saw the sun right in the middle of the light station. Now that’s what I call solar energy.

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stunning scenery. We where here early in the morning so we couldn’t climb up into the light station since it doesn’t open until 11.00 !!

Mother nature is fantastic

 Kullen, Kullaberg, Skåne, Sweden.

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Kullen, Kullaberg, Skåne, Sweden.

Kullen has got to be one of the most beautiful spots in all of Sweden. I’m so happy that we paid a visit one early morning a couple of days ago.

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Soooo worth a trip but be aware…it’s not the easiest place to explore. Small children can’t run around as they like and the climbs down the cliffs can be really challenging.

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there’s different nature trails you can choose to get around and at some spot there’s actually a shelter so you can stay overnight. The Swedish ” right to public access” is amazing. Too bad not everybody understands how great this is and respects it.

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not a bad place to anchor for the night

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you can paddle sea kayaks and do some cliff climbing around here….there’s some people getting ready to repel down the cliff side. see them?

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amazing that anything can grow among all these rocks

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look at that tree with the roots !

 

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amazing scenery ….Parishamn

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all of a sudden the mist was creeping up on us like a ghost

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 the scenery changed so fast

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climbing up we could see it out over the water

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while looking out over the water I all of a sudden saw two porpoises – tumlare. WOW !!

 you can actually go on a porpoise watching tour that leaves from Parishamn.

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below is a map of Kullen if you’re up for an adventure !

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Sweden, Skåne, Österlen, Forsemölla, Rörums backar.

  Yesterday we headed east for Sträntemölla preserve, Forsemölla, Rörums backar, Österlen. This part of the world is truly beautiful.

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I love the old stone fences

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first part of the fall……

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the second part is the highest

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there’s something special about waterfalls…our niece said ” it’s like stepping into a Lord of the rings movie” and it truly was…mysterious and magical

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we walked through beautiful old deciduous forest

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and then all of a sudden we entered “Mandelmanns trädgårds” grounds

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 with open pasture, summer meadows and rolling “hills”

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walked up to the top of a hill where we could see all the way to the sea…

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Rörums backar, the hills of Rörum in panoramic view

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truly worth a visit if you’re in my part of the world. perfect spot for a picnic.

My Swedish summer

where did you go ? please come back to us…..