Travel Blogs from Kuusamo, Finland

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Kuusamo, Kuusamo, Finland travel blog

Kuusamo

A travel blog entry by gustn

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A ...

A drive to Kuusamo, Kuusamo, Finland travel blog

A drive to Kuusamo

A travel blog entry by maplefanta

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... I will go to Tromso the biggest city in the area, I will pass near anyway but I dont know yet. Then back down to Finland following the Finnish-Swedish border. To some cities there undeterminated but I will see. I also wonder if I will follow the coast or ...

Speechless, Kuusamo, Finland travel blog

Speechless

A travel blog entry by kati

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... truly they are something. i will not wonder in the future, if every time i listen to them, this film of green way around Finland will start playing in front of my eyes. here there are so many different shades of green to be found, that i started ...

Someone was looking out for me, Ruka, Finland travel blog

Someone was looking out for me

A travel blog entry by emmasadventures

... appointments and also boxes getting delivered and picked up before I left London for good!  Unfortunately only Finnair fly out of Kuusamo too!  After speaking to the hotel they suggested to get the 3hr bus to Oulu where I could probably fly out ...

Trek day 1, Oulangan Kansallispuisto, Finland travel blog

Trek day 1

A travel blog entry by deannadippold

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Today wasn't much of a trek, it was more of a car ride with stops. We first drove through the countryside to a trail called Auttikongas Lounnonsuojelualue Conservation Area. It was a trail used by Russians and Finnish people a they moved their goods to ...

Kuusamo, Kuusamo, Finland travel blog

Kuusamo

A travel blog entry by jakin

Kuusamo ...

Fly Thomson!, Kuusamo, Finland travel blog

Fly Thomson!

A travel blog entry by magica1-rea1ism

(Do not… if you can help it.) Since when do they serve hot junk food like chips, and cheese toasties, onboard flights?! Sorry, I just needed to get that out of the way :O) I do not class myself as a travel snob at all, but I am obviously so used ...

recuperation+doctor day, Kayla, Finland travel blog

recuperation+doctor day

A travel blog entry by elien

as our trip has been changed, today we had nothing to do. Regi, Evelien and I went to the supermarket, while Sanne stayed at the house (her ankle hurted too much). the three other guys (Maarten, Dries and Arne) went looking for the stuff we left in the ...

viies päev, 15 km, Porontimajoki-Ruka, Finland travel blog

viies päev, 15 km

A travel blog entry by nipitiri

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Jõgi jookseb otse maja alt läbi, nagu vannis magaks. Hommikuse raja esimesed paar km on üsna lauge. Soe ka. Täna pidi siis halb ilm tulema. Raske rada ja halb ilm ei lase ennast kaua oodata. Pikk ja raske tõus Kumpuvaarale. Vaade on ilus, aga ...

preparing to hike, Kuusamo, Finland travel blog

preparing to hike

A travel blog entry by elien

Today we took a taxi from Rovaniemi to Kuusamo, where we stayed for 1 night in a cottage. Tomorrow we will start the Karhunkierros trail, so we needed some preparations: we looked for food: in the village of Kuusamo we pillaged the local store ;-). after ...

Rukal, Ruka, Finland travel blog

Rukal

A travel blog entry by nipitiri

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Raja algusest Hautajärvelt mööda sõites soetan omale ka rajakaardi. Oulanka jõgi näeb vägev välja, jätan tuleviku tarbeks meelde. Ruka. Koht, kus mul aastaid tagasi kohaliku külmarekordi tõttu kõrvalestad ära külmusid. Lahti sulamine ...

Trek Day 2, Oulangan Kansallispuisto, Finland travel blog

Trek Day 2

A travel blog entry by deannadippold

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Today we awoke at about 7:00 and had breakfast. It was lindenberries?, bread, lunchmeat, cheese, and strawberry custard stuff. It was quite good. After breakfast we took the bus to Base Camp. There we heard a short speech on the company(they have ...

neljas päev, 18 km, Vennäänmutka-Porontimajoki, Finland travel blog

neljas päev, 18 km

A travel blog entry by nipitiri

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Telgi ust avades on suur valge väljas. St kõik on valge, midagi ei näe. Lähemal vaatlusel osutub valge paksuks uduks, millest päike üritab läbi paista. Jäädvustan nähtuse, söön hommikusöögi. Ilmneb, et kuuse otsas elab vähemalt üks lind. ...

our second hike, 5 persons left, Käylä, Finland travel blog

our second hike, 5 persons left

A travel blog entry by elien

Today was a new start: we were with 5 persons left, the 2 other girls were at a hostel, where they wait to return back home. to make sure we reach a hut in time, we departed today at 9am on a northern point than the trip 2 days ago. we reached ...

My FAVOURITE place in the world!, Ruka, Finland travel blog

My FAVOURITE place in the world!

A travel blog entry by emmasadventures

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And so here I am again.  In Lapland... my favourite place in the world!  Its so beautiful and just has something magical about it! I'm staying at a ski resort called Ruka which is really small but still great!  The apartment I'm staying in ...

first day of hiking, Kuusamo, Finland travel blog

first day of hiking

A travel blog entry by elien

Today was the first day of our hiking trip (a trip of 8km from Lintupolki to Porontomajoki). It was a sunny morning when we packed our stuff. around 11am we met Peter, the person providing us with snowshoes and a sleeping bag, which could last -40°C... ...

short trip today, Kuusamo, Finland travel blog

short trip today

A travel blog entry by elien

Today was our second walking day. we had slept long that day, because we knew we only had to do 5.7km. Today we would walk from Puikkokamppa to Taivalkongas (1.7km), where we would meet the other KrisKrasgroup. and from Taivalkongas we would walk 4km to ...

Trek Day 3, Oulangan Kansallispuisto, Finland travel blog

Trek Day 3

A travel blog entry by deannadippold

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Today we woke up and went to the dinning hall and had breakfast. We also packed a lunch. We then got on the bus and drove back to the Basecamp Company (where we did rafting.) We started out on our 10 kilometer hike (6.2 miles.) At first everyone was ...

Time Flies, Kuusamo, Finland travel blog

Time Flies

A travel blog entry by magica1-rea1ism

... Britain's Got Talent haha.  When we landed -smoothly this time- we all had a conversation about last week’s landing in Kuusamo ;O)  The Aurora Borealis made one last appearance to wave us off, on the right hand side of the plane.  ...

London - Kuusamo - Iso Syote, Kuusamo, Finland travel blog

London - Kuusamo - Iso Syote

A travel blog entry by paula.ka

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Fight from London to Kuusamo, Finland and then bus transfer to Iso Syote hotel - approximately 50 minutes. Hotel Iso-Syöte is located on top of the fell, in a unique and picturesque viewpoint. Outdoor routes begin right from the hotel door. The hotel ...

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