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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... time of year, apparently you need it to get dark and we currently have 24 hours daylight each day.
There was an optional tour to go bird watching late this afternoon which we didn't subscribe to. Instead we walked around the town and managed to have a "nana nap" because we will heading off at 8.30pm for the "midnight sun" tour.
Good decision not to go on the bird watching safari as the weather was terrible and 2 from our group got sea sickness. ...
... 8217;s Resort. The Igloo village offers a unique Finnish experience. A chance to stay in a glass igloo – built using a special thermal glass that provides a spectacular view of the night sky – stars, planets, meteorites and a second chance to see one of nature’s most beautiful creations, the Northern Lights!
Stayed at the ice igloo. See pictures.
Serene slipped on the way to the reception ...
... br> Later, all the other riders were guided across the loop slowly. It got easier later as the ice became more and more compact.
After the snow mobile adventure, we when for the husky dog sledge ride. Each sledge is pulled by 6 dogs. Serene sat on the sledge while I became the driver. The driver must be able to control the sledge so that it does not topple over, and to be able to slow the dogs down when going down hill and help them when going up hill. It was a ...
... on. He comes back and says that the ski patrol would come get me . . . in half an hour. Tempting as that sounded I decided to take a cab down. Within a few minutes one showed up and I was on my way down. The whole ordeal cost over $20. Live and learn.
On the 22nd we took a cab a few miles down to the Kakslauttanen Resort and moved into our glass igloo. Next to having a glass ceiling that covered most of the igloo, the second best part ...
... and is spread throughout the land like a beautifully iced cake. The snow sticks to the trees like the mock-frocked Christmas trees of south Texas. Such beauty.
We checked-in to the hotel and immediately went out for a nice, brisk walk and lunch. I had a beautiful goat cheese-stuffed chicken breast. The sauces that accompany many of the meals (so far) seem very complimentary to the meal. Sauces always ...