Holiday Club Kuusamo Spa Hotel
Travel Blogs from Kuusamo
... 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
... and Meiju invite us all to join them on one last walk to the old mill. I am not sure what the temperature was, but we all troop along in our travelling clothes -I do have layers on, and I am wearing my own snow boots, but I don’t know how many people are in the same boat. The only piece of Basecamp equipment we have is our head torch. When we reach the mill by the Kitka River, we are asked to make ...
... run. It was pretty hairy to watch as she panicked and squeezed the accelerator, which sent her shooting into the fence. I think every one of us standing watching, recoiled or exclaimed out loud. The guy looked worried, both for the rider, and the bike, which seemed to have a fence post impaled in it. On closer inspection it seemed to be superficial damage, which the rider got the bill for, as well as that for a new fence. Still, the rider was ...
... coffee, and some have beer. There is no pressure to join in games. We all have a giggle, and the atmosphere is relaxed. Looks like our luck was in when the group came together :O)
Not just lucky with the group, the Basecamp staff are all awesome. Henri, Meiju, Teddy, and Tessa get special mention as they are the ones who are on ...
... 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: http://www.dlc.fi/~marian1/gourmet/15_2 ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center