Holiday Club Ruka

Pulkkajarventie 15, Kuusamo, Oulu Province, 93999, Finland | Campground
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Travel Blogs from Kuusamo

Time Flies

A travel blog entry by magica1-rea1ism

... 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. I'm surprised we didn't tilt due to the scramble to get within view of a right hand window. Those who missed the chance to experience it while we were at Basecamp were very happy bunnies :D

Snowmobile Safari

A travel blog entry by magica1-rea1ism


... have a Scooby which way those in front had gone. We made the correct call, thankfully! Wouldn’t want to get stuck out there without a clue where we were. We made a lightly longer stop at the top of a pretty steep hill. Both guides stopped each snowmobile in turn, and briefed each driver on how best to tackle the hill. We hadn’t had much call for the break so far, but this time both the accelerator and break were used together to ...

UNO! Dos...tres...

A travel blog entry by magica1-rea1ism


... etc. UNO! seems to be our nightly activity of choice. Once dinner is over, the UNO! comes out, and we keep it going until we go to bed. I had never ever played it before Monday night, and we did start off playing by the rules, but as each new night appears, new rules have been added as we go along. It’s all good. Some people ...

Happy Runeberg's Day!

A travel blog entry by magica1-rea1ism

... warming Lappish Elk Soup today :O)

Runebergintorttu are small cakes, flavoured with almonds and rum, topped with raspberry jam in a ring of icing. Sadly, I don't have a picture, as I don't take my camera to lunch. They were yummy though, and the rum was hailed as the best part for keeping us warm during our afternoon activities ;O)

Edit: I found a recipe: ...

Bring on the rest of the week!

A travel blog entry by magica1-rea1ism


... the National Park -without a guide- during our free time. They also have maps of a few marked walks accessible in the area. They ask only that we do not go alone, and that we sign a list in reception to indicate who we are with and our purpose / destination. I guess this means that in the event we don’t reappear, they should have some idea of the direction we were travelling in. We have been issued with head-torches already, so ...


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