Saturday, 21 April 2012

Abisko, Sweden

Abisko is a village in northern Sweden, near the Abisko National Park located 4 km west of the village. It had 85 inhabitants as of 2005. The 425 kilometer-long Kungsleden hiking trail, which follows the Scandinavian mountain range. Although Abisko is a very pleasant Swedish village to visit, the fact it attracts thousands of tourists each year is not for what is built on the ground, but more what the village offers up above. The Aurora Borealis, known more commonly as the Northern Lights, are displays of natural lights in the sky that are simply phenomenal to watch and Abisko is widely regarded as one of the most perfect places on earth to witness this natural feat.



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