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Henk van Dillen

Love and family

Love and family

It has been four months since I wrote my last article. My website still shows all the white from the arctic snow photos. Not that I have been quiet or lazy the last months, designing a magazine and publishing it…
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The end on the North Cape

The end on the North Cape

I can’t quite realize it. How normal the snow has become. How normal it is to cycle in -10 degrees celcius with the idea of that being a mild temperature. That I slept in temperatures between -25 and -30 degrees…
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My last days in Russia

My last days in Russia

An icy wind is coming from my left. Snowflakes fly horizontally past me. Today I left Murmansk. I follow the M18 which goes from Murmansk to the Norwegian border. It is already getting dark. I left late and still have…
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Camping in -22 degrees celcius

Camping in -22 degrees celcius

I’m preparing my dinner wearing a thermoshirt and and my thick down jacket. I have little choice for ingredients in this cold weather. Everything freezes immediately. I make my meals out of cans for a large part. With a little…
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