Lapland Hotel Akashotelli
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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The holiday came to an end and although Manchester Airport had to close for one day while we were away due to snow, Kittila Airport stayed open the whole week even though we had had a metre of snow!! We boarded the plane in Kittila Airport and took off on an ice rink once again. Manchester, UK here we come!!
The end of a holiday of a lifetime. We were sad to leave the country of 'Lakes and Forests', but one day I know we will return for another Finnish ...
... direction, while helping ourselves to reindeer steak, reindeer sausage, roasted vegetables, jacket potatoes, mashed potatoes and garlic potatoes. It was quite a feast. Next came the pudding…pancakes with blueberries, my favourite. The meal was finished off with a nice cup of tea or coffee. It was a great night with a great atmosphere, what a great way to end the holiday.
Now it was time to ...
... temperature outside had dropped to -20 degrees Celsius. We did not sleep a wink all night. At 4.30am we both got up and went for a warm and a cup of tea, then braved it back to our room. We both got up again at 6.30am and stayed in the warm area until 8am when we headed back to our room for our wakeup call with hot berry juice from the staff. The hot berry juice was a welcomed reminder that morning was now here and the ordeal was over. We packed up our bedding, returned ...
... David knows from the Sauna Club), came in to cook salmon traditional way, loimulohi. He took a couple of large wooden boards and covered them in tin foil, to which he then used wooden pegs to ‘nail’ an entire side of salmon to the board before being seasoned. The fire was built high and the salmon boards laid vertically with the fish facing the heat. It would take about an hour to ...
... very optimistic about this omen for the future.
The tin melting and deciphering had taken longer than we expected and it was 11:30pm. We intended to be down in the village, by the lake, where they were releasing Chinese Lanterns instead of the usual firework display. Maria and David took the ‘Sport’ kicksledge, the same one we had used earlier in the day. There was a difference now though. We were on a steeper hill and David had an open can of beer in his ...