Kultahippu Hotel & Restaurant
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- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews Kultahippu Hotel & Restaurant Ivalo
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... The polar and brown bears were the show stealers. They were entertaining, put on a a show, swimming etc, I could have stayed there for several hours.Another favorite were the owls.
Back into town to pick up the ones who didn't want to do the tour and a quick bite. Back on the bus for another trip heading further north. We went through birch forests and large lakes where a lot of Finns have their summer holiday ...
... The polar bear in particular put on a real show breaking icy waters in her pond to retrieve carrots - a real show girl.
Another star was the brown bear who sat on her bottom and held her feet rocking.... the wolves quickly lost interest when they realised the keeper only had carrots and bread and the wolverine (who didn't look like Hugh Jackman) dug up an old smelly carcass and were far more interested in that than the a lousy carrot. Best tour of a wild life ...
... for rights of access for German troops to get to Norway. I’m not entirely clear what happened next but Finland found itself hosting German troops and this is why Kirkenes became important, as it was the base for Germany’s Kriegsmarine and the Luftwaffe when Germany declared war on Russia. Poor Kirkenes then earned the dubious distinction of being one of the most bombed areas in WW2, second only to Malta, as it was now on the side ...
... had spotted the previous evening. Here some bits & pieces were acquired and I had the opportunity to look into the adjoining workshop where the man was turning bits of reindeer antlers into buttons, brooches, necklaces and so on. Then it was our final stop, a knife shop established in 1929 by a chap called Marttiini. The sales women were very good and fun and we passed a pleasant 15 minutes or so with them and their fearsome collection of extremely sharp knives of ...
... mudman I went over the the garage washbay and hosed myself down
then went and filled up with fuel.
In the last 60 or so miles along this bumpy road I had only seen one car
and one truck. Its one of the remotest places I have ever been.
Bike refuelled and its into the shop for a nice hot chocolate. The chap in
here was a real gentleman and when he saw me I think he took pity on me looking
like a frozen ice man!! Right away he simply handed me a cup of hot coffee and a ...