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... We arrived in Rovaniemi at about 2pm, after flying over beautiful lakes, forests and patches of farmland. After booking in to the Russian era hotel on the river, we walked down the main plaza/ street, had a late snack lunch and walked along the river path. The town is at a junction of two fast flowing rivers. Some children here swimming in a sheltered part ...
... animals, and many of the enclosures were large, with natural vegetation, trees, rocks etc, and the viewing was done from raised walkways around the edges. We saw polar bears, brown bears, wolves, reindeers, birds, otters and lynx. Later on, dinner at the Sauna Restaurant. No, you don't take your food inside the sauna. It seemed like an odd combination of venues. They served reindeer with lingonberry sauce & mashed spuds. Not ...
After the art museum, we walked back to the hotel, picked up the car and drove out of town to the Oulunsalo Museum of Local History and Culture. It was only 12 ks away from the centre. It had a number of 200 year old timber buildings, furnished in the rustic style. It showed life at the beginning of the C20. After that, another short drive to the much larger Turkansaari Open-Air Museum, which had over 40 buildings showcasing ...
We drove from Vaasa to Oulu yesterday. Oulu is the largest northern town in Finland. Our hotel was close to the water which was nice. Today, we set off to walk along the riverside park. We followed the Lonely Planet recommendation and explored the Taidemuseo modern art gallery, which turned out to be very good. The best part was surprisingly the quilt exhibition, featuring a number of U.S. quilt artists. There were other exhibitions as well, and we spent an enjoyable couple of hours ...
Our 12 volt water pump had stopped working. Neville had had a look and thought that there was no power getting to it. We found an auto electrician and with some acting and help from Google Translate we got across what the problem was. He confirmed that there was no power so he has run a new wire to it and it is working again.
The border with Finland at Nuijamaa was just a short drive from Vyborg so we crossed into Finland on Monday mid ...