Akaskero Nature Resort

Äkäskerontie 480, Akaslompolo, Lapland, 95970, Finland | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Akaslompolo

It's Getting Even Colder

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria


With the temperature dropping and David having a sore ankle, it was an easy choice to have a lazy day before moving on to our next destination.

We ventured out briefly to take Nena for a walk - being minus 10c, going as far as the lake was long enough for all of us. On our way back we stopped in by Eväskori where they make the most enormous pizzas with local toppings - only the optional oregano brings it close to resembling an Italian pizza. One Bear ...

Packing up and getting ready to move on

A travel blog entry by tommysaw

... the center of the band of the Aurora oval which features maximum Aurora activity!

On the other hand weather conditions around Tromsö can be very challenging because of the close proximity to the sea and the many islands. To successfully hunt the Northern Light here it is key to be an expert in interpreting weather data (wind direction, wind speed, humidity, clouds, ...) and to have a wealth of experience.

Day: A quick trip to Sweden

A travel blog entry by tommysaw


... is a synonym for bitter cold temperatures ...

Slowly, slowly the Blue Hour gave room to a faint sunrise, the sun was just hitting the horizon, crawled a little bit above and along the skyline and quickly started to drop and disappear, giving again room for an other extended Blue Hour. These very short days are so unusual but fascinating for us.


Bad weather ... no Aurora this night :-(

A travel blog entry by tommysaw

... probability to experience Northern Lights in the arctic and antarctic region). This and the overclouded sky do mean that we will have a hard time to catch just a tiny glimpse of the Aurora ...

If we see the slightest possibility that some where the clouds could break up we head out and try our luck. But in this night all our stamina and enthusiasm were not enough, we did not see any green light at all ...


Night: More magic to gaze in amazement!

A travel blog entry by tommysaw


... combined with the harsh weather conditions, the amazing nature and the pure silence is a very intense experience!

Our patience was awarded with a spectacular Northern Light show!

To demonstrate to you the beauty and vibrancy of the magic light I'll show you 4 different sets of Aurora Borealis pictures which I took during this night over a period of 3 hours.


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This hotel, located on Äkäskerontie 480, Akaslompolo, is near Yllas Ski Resort.
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