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Today we didn't do much. Had a leisurely start to the day and then went for a walk in the snow. It was a lot warmer today, only about -10 and lightly snowing.
We had to return our hired trousers etc by 4pm so when we walked back from there it was just in jeans ...
... pair wool socks
Thick pair wool socks
Our thick jackets
Our nice warm dungarees that we rented
Merino scarf and beanie or balaclava
Then when we go on the safari they also give us jumpsuits which go on top of all that so we really do look like the Michelin man, plus big boots and mittens and then a balaclava (or two) and a crash helmet with visor.
... snow so you have to just let them go, slowing for corners. The scenery was just beautiful. The sun was coming up so everything was sparkling in the light. We have to keep kicking ourselves to believe what we are seeing, it is so spectacular. Not sure how long we were actually out there, maybe 30-40 minutes but it was a 10km ride. As a passenger, my feet were getting a bit cold and my hands were cold with the camera ...
... buy something in a can or bottle, you actually pay a deposit on top of the price of the goods, roughly €0,15 for a can and €0,40 for a plastic bottle. You then take the empties back to the recycling machine and you get a credit slip which can be used or cashed in at the supermarket. We ended up with over 10 euros so with a couple of more euros from our pocket, we bought more beer for ...
... to Julli's so we didn't really have to look at the menu, we usually have a burger. Today was no exception, David had the usual "Burger with Antlers", a cheeseburger with reindeer meat on the top, and Maria had a Salmon burger served in a dark rye bun with a chilli shrimp mayo. The best bit about the burger meals is that they come with about half a kilo of shoestring fries. It's always a struggle to finish them but always good to try.