Bear Inn Hotel

Lapintie 7, Sodankylä, Lapland, 99600, Finland | Hotel
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Finland

A travel blog entry by 2tillbrooks

2

Slight detour today, drove 30km in the wrong direction before realising we should of reached Finland by now. Back to where we started, but this time finding the right road we set off for the day. We are on a desperate lookout for a tyre shop, but around here it is pretty remote with most towns not having much more than a petrol station and grocery shop so just taking the drive ...

Looking down then looking up

A travel blog entry by tizwoz

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... us that these were the tables! So after settling comfortably on reindeer skins with a cup of coffee or tea, he told us about his life with the reindeer and I must confess it was fascinating. They lose 40% of their stock to brown bears, wolves, wolverines and lynxes- but as all these species are protected from Brussels they cannot do anything about it and the numbers increase year on year. Some areas of Finnland had lost all ...

Snowshoe hike and Lights again

A travel blog entry by redhalo

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... now also know the difference between spruce, silver birch and pine trees and why they are all different shapes.

Went to the aurora kota this afternoon to see pictures and videos of the Lights and have modern and traditional explanations for the causes of them. I loved the Finnish tale of a magic fox: when it runs through the snow it's tail brushes up sparks ...

Husky Ride, Snowshoe climbing + Toboggans

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

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... didnt help my efforts to climb back on as I was giggling too much to muster the strength to pull myself back in. Heroically though I did manage to hold on, yelping at Chloe to help (who of course couldnt) and eventually heaved myself back up and onto the sled. Phew.

We then stopped at the halfway point for some lunch and drinks. This time a kind of teepee in the middle of the forest which our guide lit a fire in the middle of to all huddle in and keep warm. As ...

Snowmobiles, Cross-Country Skiing and more Lights!

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

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... us really knowing what we were doing we somehow managed to shuffle ourselves along the track until we reached a big uphill.... It was literally one foot forward and then 2 slides back. At this point lagging behind the rest of the group they were all waiting and watching with amusement as we struggling to heave ourselves up the slope.

Eventually we made it up and then they were all off again in front. Great tutoring! However now it was the ride down the other side of the ...

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