This journal will contain some great photographs of a winter paradise.
On December, a friend of mine, musher known as a legend, the great mentor to me has passed away, I traveled up to the mountains and went on mushing alone (skijoring: cross-country skiing + sled dog, it looks like that: [link] but with a dog pulling you) with my leader Arnaq. Instead spending Christmas at cozy places, I've been very hardly training cross-country skiing (skate style) alone and with my dog as well. On that month I've been doing negatively physically as well mentally, especially that feeling of emptiness after losing someone where you will never see this person again- sport was absolutely to best thing to help myself to overthink many things and make me to stand on feet properly.
But other than sport by itself I did but that trip was kind of my personal memorial for that musher who passed away. In his name I went on mushing. For him. As a proof of how he inspired me in many ways.
Being exhausted (I happen to over-exhaust myself during physical activity, I'm insane with it) I've made to the most beautiful place which was on the edge of peaks. The road was fully surrounded with heavens.
I was in heaven.
I found a peace in my heart. I was happy. I feel a powerful drive of inspiration and his presence in my soul, where I am not anymore sad and desperated.
Just I know that we don't have to follow what people do (i.e. pray to churches for his pathway in afterlives, funerals which are depressing) but what your heart tells you to do. My heart has told me presence of him surrounded in vast landscapes of mountains, surrounded with heavens and.. that's technically what he loved during his lifetime- snow, nature, mushing and dogs. That's sort of a memorial we can do to someone who passed away.
That's how my long road to the heavens to meet with my mentor spiritually. When I stared on the sky filled with clouds below me, now I am very sure he has met up with G'Kilaq who was his most beloved leader of the team and along with six greenland dogs he is on the very long road amongst stars.....
Then by returning to home, nature has granted some wonders...