Lapland Hotel Olos
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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... In the cabin, it was back to relaxing with the television and a bit of blogging, we're actually way behind publishing but our excuse at the moment is that we don't have Internet access.
We still had more continental cheeses left over from the other night, so we got them out for late evening snack to go with the remainder of our Christmas Glögi, the 21% ABV bottle. You need to be a bit careful how much of that you drink at one ...
... blue or bright orange. There is plenty of choice in the shop too except David always seems to gravitate towards jackets that cost in excess of €400 (about NZ $650) so they end up staying on the rail.
The snow was falling quite heavily and David decided to clear the snow from the car and the driveway before it got too deep. It was only a few centimetres deep, but when you have to clear an area of about 7 metres by 12 metres, it's actually a ...
... is much easier to see without goggles. The slopes were in fantastic condition and made for great riding. Despite the six layers of clothing, one hour is a good length of time to be out on the slopes when it's this cold - any longer and you would start to feel it.
We went in to see Aki, Maria's uncle, in the ski shop while we waited for Janne to collect us and take us back to the cabin. While we peeled off all our layers, Janne cooked us a nice ...
... only steered us into a wall of snow at the side of road and we all laughed as hard as our frozen faces would allow.
We left the roads behind for the relative safety of the lake. The lake is frozen solid over winter and solid enough for walkers, cross country skiers and even snow mobiles. The only part of the lake not frozen is a small hole next to the sauna where brave/crazy people will have a dip in the icy water to cool down during their sauna session. Out in ...
... finished our drinks, we headed back to the cabin in Äkäslompolo. Maria's dad had dinner ready for us by the time we arrived. He had made a huge dish of potato/tuna bake and there was also some leftover ham and Christmas trimmings so we were definitely not going hungry.
After dinner, Joonas heated up a chocolate flavoured glögi for everyone. It was incredibly sweet and not really that enjoyable unless you were a chocoholic.