Scandic Kajanus Kajaani
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... we did see Orion upside down!
the only down side was Josh's little mate Jake landing badly on the toboggan jump and injuring his coccyx... It was amazing thT there were not more injuries with the way they were flying down the hill...!
we head back to Helsinki tomorrow and continue our adventures in Estonia after that over New Years which should be great...
love to all
... again in 5 weeks. Then we explored the covered markets - what a deli! Bought "smoked" salmon, reindeer, cheese and black bread. Then had a wonderful lunch of mixed cooked meats, cooked small whole fish (?sardines), fried potatoes and vegetables, at the outdoor market. Drove on to Kajaani, an important centre for tar transportation (in the 19th century, this region produced more tar than anywhere in the world.) Climbed around the old castle ...
Domna's house - lunch at Vartilus border crossing - Korkana Husky Farm 41km
The Husky Farm is a nice sauna spot for farewell. Huskys are calmer than expected. In particuliar the last day showed me I couldn't navigate such sik tour on my own. In part we crossed forest without a trail. It became cold that day and the old snow went ruthlessly sharp. I collected quite some blue marks that day.
... is one of the many shared between Russia and Finland. Tragedy is that the village experienced diminuation too because the border runs exactly through the lake's island that constitutes the Kulvajärvi village's cemetary. Ancestors can only be visisted on special permission. Some cannot be approached.
There is also a beautiful christian orthodox church of Kulvajärvi . Community is deteriorating due to rural exodus.
A buffer between the political border of the EU to Russia is called the border zone, varying 2 to 20 km. The Russian buffer is said to be 40 km in average except for some larger villages. This zone is marked with wooden stabs in yellow mark. Border guards patrol along these stabs regularly and kindly prepared large parts of our track this way. But behold: you must not step into the ...