A Letter From The Publisher, Jan. 14, 1952

As a postscript to his story on Sweden's "Well-Stocked Cellar" in our Dec. 31 issue, TIME Senior Editor Henry Anatole Grunwald sent a letter describing a reindeer sleigh ride in the wilds of Lapland. I thought you would be interested in reading part of it, because it is indicative of the far corners to which some of our editors penetrate when they take trips away from home.

"I undertook the ride not purely in the spirit of adventure," Grunwald wrote with lavish understatement, "but because it offered the only means of transportation to...

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