Travel Blogs from Ivalo
... troops from both sides, frozen to death. What a thought.
It was still sunny outside, which lifted our spirits and we set off on the return route, one that was a little further than the direct 971, taking the E6 and then the E75 homewards. The E6 took us westwards along the side of the huge Varangerfjord, with hills on its far shore still boasting patches of snow. It was lovely, quite quite lovely. Then, our road headed ...
... by the time I reach the border of Finland I am feeling the
chill and ready to find a hotel. Lucky for me my bike gear and rainsuit are
quite good and so I was not freezing too badly. My hands of course have good
gloves and the bike has heated grips and the handlebars are fitted with large
bags to keep the rain off and heat in but what really was freezing were my
These useless and expensive motorcycle boots made by Orinese leak like a
sieve!! On ...
Original Plan: for 02 Feb 201411:10 HEL to IVL (Ivalo) 12:50 AY465 S - - W T F S (1h 40m duration)
Actual: Arrived at Helsinki at about 08:30. Scheduled arrival time was 04:30
to catch flight AY559 which was suppose to depart at 07:30
The plane had to wait for us and departed at about 09:30
Arrived at Ivalo Airport after a stop over at Kittila.
Took some photographs and was rushed of to our next ...
... that tough guy into destroying him.
Nonetheless, it was a lovely and well spent afternoon!
When we eventually returned to the cabin, it was time to pack up our belongings and bid the cottage farewell.
We took a night flight bound for Helsinki and to civilization we returned!
For those who are thinking of visiting Ivalo, a good 4 days 3 nights would be more ...
... you must must wear the face mask to protect your nose and mouth or they'll seriously freeze! And sunglasses are recommended too, as proven by Edward who was squinting and having snow blasted in his eyes the entire time.
At the mid-point, we stopped at the Lavvu (traditional tent of the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking