We need nature. Without contact with nature, we may loose the best of what life can give us. That’s sounds serious, but it’s true. Richard Louv says in best in his book, “The Nature Principle: Reconnecting with Life in a Virtual Age.” He says that whole family and whole communities can become happier, healthier, and smarter through more contact with nature. With the all our technology and manmade comforts, many of us find it difficult to get out and enjoy a simple walk in the woods or a stroll on a warm sandy beach. How many of have an opportunity venture into unspoiled nature preserves where our senses get awakened to natures’ wonders. Richard Louv’s research found how much we need contact with nature.
Norway looks like a headless sea horse hanging over Denmark, with an elongated tail curving northward along the Swedish border — beyond the Arctic Circle — the tip of its tail brushing against Russian Lapland. This is the shape of Norway with porcupine ridges of mountain, broken in spots by unladylike fingers — fjords — that chisel into the rocky surfaces of the earth.
Here are the reasons why Sweden is the best choice.
Sweden’s Attraction for Visitors
When visitors step on the Land of the Midnight Sun a wealth of wonders awaken their senses. They can’t help but jump in and enjoy the nature-loving, environmentally minded, tradition-celebrating, healthy-living, coffee-guzzling, summertime slacking Swedish lifestyle.
Sweden as a leader in Ecotourism
If your answer is yes, here’s the country for you.
Iceland – the number (1) greenest country in the world. Out of 163 countries, Iceland received an Environmental Performance Index (EPI) of 93.5. EPI s a method of measuring the performance of national governments related to environmental policies. Yale University and Columbia University release the EPI every year during the World Economic Forum, ranking 163 countries according to 25 indicators. The final mark shows how close the country is to accomplish the environmental goals.