The fog in the image gives a really powerful scene. The single character walking lonely in the woods becoming more and more nervous. It all seems to becoming less and less relaxing there and he will start to quicken his pace to get out of there fast.
Scandinavian winters are long and cold, with lots of snow, and very short hours of daylight. Time to sit around the fire, drink mead, and listen to the ancient stories of the Skald. Whilst outside eerie silence rules, just occasionally disrupted by our howling wolf brothers and sisters.