Travel Blogs from Rovaniemi, Finland

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The Arctic Circle, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

The Arctic Circle

A travel blog entry by dorrance


... the Arctic Circle was notable as we passed by Santa's village. Despite what you may have heard, Santa actually lives just outside Rovaniemi, right on the Arctic Circle, and welcomes hordes of visitors (and their Euros) to his workshop, elf school, gift ...

Lapland: Santas Home!, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Lapland: Santas Home!

A travel blog entry by ktandash


... red berrys of some sort. It was AMAZING! Even if it did keep me, Kt, up all night with indigestion! Our final day in Rovaniemi we had a slight mishap with the clocks going back, meaning that we were rather early for our trip to the husky sledging! The ...

El día en que abandoné mi sociopatía. Especial..., Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

El día en que abandoné mi sociopatía. Especial...

A travel blog entry by loboestepario


JYVASKYLA-ROVANIEMI (6 de junio de 2010) No se como describir el día de ayer. Hasta Rovaniemi todo trascurrió con normalidad. Desayuné en el hostel de Jyvaskyla, hice el equipaje y encaminé las ruedas de mi moto hacia la famosa población de ...

Zen and the Art of Education, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Zen and the Art of Education

A travel blog entry by moonrise

... a physical one by motorcycle across the western United States, and a mental one through philosophy and metaphysics. I brought it with me to Finland last year along with a few other "comfort books", with the vague notion I might want to reread it at some ...

rainbow flatwarming and line dancing, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

rainbow flatwarming and line dancing

A travel blog entry by moonrise


mmm just got back from haruno's, our favourite pizza place in rovaniemi. it is really expensive to eat out here (except for the super cheap cafeteria lunches at school), and not many options anyway (two Chinese restaurants but no sushi or Indian). but at ...

Sami see, Sami do, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Sami see, Sami do

A travel blog entry by simonlant

Today we were still in Rovaniemi and decided to hit the local museum called the Arktikum. The museum is primarily underground apart from a class tubing that runs along the top, above ground, for about 200 meters. It looks fairly spectacular from the road, ...

Rovaniemi - Capital of Lappland as departure, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Rovaniemi - Capital of Lappland as departure

A travel blog entry by maplefanta


August 7 Leaving from Kuusamo driving with Laura and her father to Rovaniemi where I will start my HH journey to the north. I woke up pretty well in the morning in Kuusamo and prepared do some more stuff on the net and then with Laura I went to the ...

Lulea to Rovaniemi to Turku, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Lulea to Rovaniemi to Turku

A travel blog entry by anne.nathan


... ; Very nice of them - apparently it's a regular passenger service (as opposed to tourist oriented), so thank you driver and passengers! Rovaniemi is on the Arctic Circle and we arrived on the longest day of the year! Ha ha. At this latitude the sun rises ...

Rovaniemi, Lapland, Land of Santa, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Rovaniemi, Lapland, Land of Santa

A travel blog entry by miss.chris


... ;ve been spoiled with having our own sauna, eating fish and veggies for breakfast and fast quiet trains. One last train ride, to Rovaniemi. But first a walk down to the Baltic to see the sunrise and maybe shoot some photos. I didn’t carry my ...

Cheap as Chips, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Cheap as Chips

A travel blog entry by simonlant

... we have come across herds of them fairly frequently alongside most of the 'A' roads we have been driving on. Once we arrived in Rovaniemi we dropped the packs off into a day locker in the railway station and drove the car back into the centre of town. ...

This time, for real..., Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

This time, for real...

A travel blog entry by moonrise

So I've completely changed my thesis topic. It is definitely a good thing in the long run, but a little scary/stressful too. I have a lot of work to do. Although I know that I have come a long way, the fact that I just wrote my second one page ...

yo check it out - SO HILARIOUS!!, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

yo check it out - SO HILARIOUS!!

A travel blog entry by moonrise


ok this is required listening for all your edmontonians, check out this song "oliver square" by local rapper cadence weapon, that my friend harry sent to me last night. seriously one of the funniest things i have heard, ever!!! the whole song is about ...

Hello Santa, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Hello Santa

A travel blog entry by bigbenn


After a pretty good breakfast in our Hotel, we walked down to the bus station to catch the bus to Santa's Village. It was only 8km away, but the main attraction, besides being where Santa hangs out, is that it is right on the Arctic circle. Megan and ...

Tis cold up north..., Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Tis cold up north...

A travel blog entry by simonlant


... into the non-staffed Hostel Rudolph down the road. We checked in and paid up then headed the 10 minute walk to the outskirts of Rovaniemi where we located the hostel. The rooms were nice, we were in two adjacent twin rooms, with TV and en-suite, so ...

Rovaniemi, Another Day, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Rovaniemi, Another Day

A travel blog entry by miss.chris


We got our bearings and were able to walk all over. We started by walking down to a Coffee Shop by the Square for coffee and some pastry, then back to the room to leave off my laptop. We decided to go to the museum 1st, the museum on prehistory and ...

Märkko Alsopinen in Finland, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Märkko Alsopinen in Finland

A travel blog entry by marksadventures


After breakfast we headed off from our last night in Norway, with our destination being Rovaniemi in Finland. We saw a lot more Reindeer today, and Stu the vet made a good attempt to catch one but had no luck. We drove past more coastal scenery today, ...

Ranua Zoo, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Ranua Zoo

A travel blog entry by bigbenn

... etc were all lovely. I took far too many photos. We made it around by 14:50, in time for the next bus back to Rovaniemi, and once it was already getting quite dark. It was a fascinating ride back, as school must have just finished for the day because ...

the king of bread, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

the king of bread

A travel blog entry by moonrise

a couple of random things that are just too excellent to not share... 1. this video. the most perfectly finnish disco i can imagine. seriously watch it, it will make even the darkest day a little brighter. 2. yesterday, i met the king of ...

buddhist monks in lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

buddhist monks in lapland

A travel blog entry by moonrise

... . what we definitely weren't expecting was a beautiful young woman dressed in traditional sami (the indigenous people of northern finland) clothing - a full white dress with elaborate bright red and blue embroidery, a woven red, blue and silver shawl, ...

Brrr… / Brrr…, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Brrr… / Brrr…

A travel blog entry by infiniteroad


9.7.2012             Rovaniemi (FIN) Km: 60705          Brrr… / Brrr… The whole day was cold again. At 5 degrees and started immediately ...

Kilometer in den Süden, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Kilometer in den Süden

A travel blog entry by different9


Von Inari führt mich heute die Hauptverkehrsader E75 direkt nach Rovaniemi. Sie ist quasi die Hauptstadt des finnischen Noderns. Es ist eine etwas langweilige und auch bisschen trostlose Fahrt, denn die Straße ist superbreit und links und rechts tut ...

Rovaniemi, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by amatsinrake


KOTONA TAAS! Kiva oli reissu ja kiva oli tulla kotiin. Kasperi tienasi sen päävoiton eli noin miljoonan rupian arvoiseksi tingatun Flash MP5 Playerin! (ks. Hong Kong entry) Hassua muuten, että Helsingin lentokentän nettikahvilassa nopeasti ...

Op visite bij de kerstman, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Op visite bij de kerstman

A travel blog entry by amberenrutger


... grens van de pool cirkel kunt staan. Maar dat kan ook op zat andere plekken. De rest van de dag hebben we rustig rondgelopen in Rovaniemi zelf.          Morgen gaan we een dagje naar de Ranua zoo in (je raad het al) Ranua. ...

A Night at Santa Claus Land, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

A Night at Santa Claus Land

A travel blog entry by redtilly


... to park for the night. There are a lot of small lakes and a lot of trees in this part of Finland. Tuesday saw us driving most of the day to Rovaniemi. Very similar country all the way with trees and lakes.  It was cloudy most of the way and as ...

Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by joparky


I have always had a wish to visit Santa in Lapland and over Christmas and New Year, this was to finally come true! We started to plan this trip over two years ago, well before we knew that we would be leaving for New Zealand.  In fact, when we ...

Bowling in a winter wonderland, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Bowling in a winter wonderland

A travel blog entry by moonrise


... many many, many gutter balls. Before bowling, I went for a walk in ounasvaara, the large natural area in the middle of Rovaniemi, with Sanna and Siru, two of my finnish friends. It has been truly truly winter here for a few weeks now, and yesterday ...

Gearing up, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Gearing up

A travel blog entry by aerotrevel


... , Moscow) already familiar enough for me, I'm going to cheat a little and start my journey by flying from Rovaniemi to Saint Petersburg via Helsinki. In Saint Petersburg I have around four hours to get from the airport to the train station ...

Rovaniemi, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by gustn


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Adéu Suècia, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Adéu Suècia

A travel blog entry by scastellvi


... de tota mena d'instruments de corda i hem vist força assistents vestits de pagesos mudats. Curiós!  I tot seguit, carretera i manta per plantar-nos a Rovaniemi, coneguda al món enter per ser la residència del Pare Noel. Demà hi farem un tomb. ...

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