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... falafel sandwiches from a typical burger-deli van you find on almost every street corner through Manhattan. The temperature was -7c and had been even colder the few days before our arrival. The next couple of days were below freezing but blue skies and sunshine made up for the coldness.
Thoroughly enjoyed South America and thoroughly enjoyed New York especially binging on burgers, pancakes and delicious ...
... get when you are this far north. There is still some ambient light from the nearby buildings but not enough to hide the aurora should it appear. Once again there is no light show tonight.
The morning of my flight back to Helsinki I rise a bit early and have breakfast before walking back to town. I want to pick up some souvenirs and the early shop closing yesterday has necessitated my return to the town this morning. I had an interesting discussion ...
... an extensive trail system right behind my cabin. The temperature high today has slipped to minus 18 degrees. I'll be fine as long as I keep moving. The track-set trail weaves between snow laden pines and climbs to a high point overlooking the surrounding forested landscape.
It still surprises me at how early the sun sets but it does paint this white world with a stunning golden light.
Cup of noodles was the centrepiece ...
... door of my resort, Ounasvaaran Pirtit. I found this place on Booking.Com and paid in advance so I just have to fill out a short form before picking up the keys to my cottage.
The cottage is a two minute walk from the reception/restaurant building. It's a cosy living/bedroom area with a galley kitchen. The bathroom has a full sauna connected that would seat up to 6 people.
I spent the rest of the afternoon getting settled before returning ...
- I woke up early, had breakfast and checked out.
- I walked to the bus stop and jumped on the bus to the airport. I thought I'd be smart and have a go at the self service check in. Everything went great except that the kiosk had run out of stickers to print my bag tag.
- My plane arrived in Rovaniemi. It was only early afternoon and it was already getting dark. There was snow everywhere. It was -5 deg C.
- Patrick ...