Mark Roberts

Mark Roberts

Rovaniemi, Lapland / Backpacking North: Self-powered adventures in Lapland and beyond.
Mark Roberts
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Nigella's Pudding

Nigella's Pudding

Scattered around the Lofoten islands are a series of artworks. One is by Dan Graham, one of my favourite artists from my University days. His work employs a large, curved two-way mirror. Peering into it, it's possible to see a thousand different landscapes. One feels in the landscape (because you can see yourself in the mirror too), but at the same time a participant in something else, observing it. You never really know which is real – the image through the mirror, or the reflection. It…

Scattered around the Lofoten islands are a series of artworks. One is by Dan Graham, one of my favourite artists from my University days. His work employs a large, curved two-way mirror. Peering into it, it's possible to see a thousand different landscapes. One feels in the landscape (because you can see yourself in the mirror too), but at the same time a participant in something else, observing it. You never really know which is real – the image through the mirror, or the reflection. It…

It was just a reindeer fence, and a pretty shabby one at that, but it felt as if this was the gate to the wilderness. It was as if it were saying, "Beyond me, you're really on your own."

It was just a reindeer fence, and a pretty shabby one at that, but it felt as if this was the gate to the wilderness. It was as if it were saying, "Beyond me, you're really on your own."

As clouds licked at the snow-covered hills, I scooped a cup of water into my kuksa, and refilled my bottle; ice-cold sustenance for the trail ahead.

As clouds licked at the snow-covered hills, I scooped a cup of water into my kuksa, and refilled my bottle; ice-cold sustenance for the trail ahead.

"It was the start of a long hike. Clouds rolled in from Sweden. Rain splattered around the trail head. We donned our backpacks, grabbed our poles, and headed off."        Original Photo Art offers high quality, limited-edition, signed photographic prints that will make you the envy of your friends.

"It was the start of a long hike. Clouds rolled in from Sweden. Rain splattered around the trail head. We donned our backpacks, grabbed our poles, and headed off." Original Photo Art offers high quality, limited-edition, signed photographic prints that will make you the envy of your friends.

"Sitting on the edge of Vuomakasjärvi, the hills leading towards Halti rose above me. At the foot of Govddosgaisi, a tiny hut put everything into scale, with crest after crest leading ever upwards."        Original Photo Art offers high quality, limited-edition, signed photographic prints that will make you the envy of your friends.

"Sitting on the edge of Vuomakasjärvi, the hills leading towards Halti rose above me. At the foot of Govddosgaisi, a tiny hut put everything into scale, with crest after crest leading ever upwards." Original Photo Art offers high quality, limited-edition, signed photographic prints that will make you the envy of your friends.

"I looked up, and the clouds parted. Shards of rock split the sky. Huge slabs of granite fell towards the sea. I imagined Thor, atop the peak, surveying all below."        Original Photo Art offers high quality, limited-edition, signed photographic prints that will make you the envy of your friends.

"I looked up, and the clouds parted. Shards of rock split the sky. Huge slabs of granite fell towards the sea. I imagined Thor, atop the peak, surveying all below." Original Photo Art offers high quality, limited-edition, signed photographic prints that will make you the envy of your friends.

"It was the start of a long hike. Clouds rolled in from Sweden. Rain splattered around the trail head. We donned our backpacks, grabbed our poles, and headed off."        Original Photo Art offers high quality, limited-edition, signed photographic prints that will make you the envy of your friends.

"It was the start of a long hike. Clouds rolled in from Sweden. Rain splattered around the trail head. We donned our backpacks, grabbed our poles, and headed off." Original Photo Art offers high quality, limited-edition, signed photographic prints that will make you the envy of your friends.

Original Photo Art offers high quality, limited-edition, signed photographic prints that will make you the envy of your friends.

Original Photo Art offers high quality, limited-edition, signed photographic prints that will make you the envy of your friends.