Lapland Hotel Akashotelli
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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... to Julli's for dinner. Julli's has been open in Äkäslompolo since 1999 and the menu probably hasn't changed in all that time, which is probably one of the reasons it remains very popular and like today, really busy.
We managed to get the last table in restaurant, a table for six, on the proviso that we would have to share if others came (which they did before we even ordered). Every time we're in Äkäslompolo we make at least ...
... underfloor heating was broken so we'd had to switch it off last night and despite it being 15c warmer outside, we could feel the chill in the cabin. David lit a fire in hearth to heat the cabin up.
The remainder of the morning and the daylight hours of the afternoon were spent watching television and reading before we donned on warm clothes for a walk. We went down to the village and had a look round the shops, David is keen to buy a jacket, ...
Maria's dad, Janne, drove us to the ski resort which meant we could both have our boots on ready. The cold was countered with six layers of clothing on upper body and a triple layer for the legs - it felt a bit like being the Michelin Man, but we were warm.
Although it was so cold, without wind it was surprisingly comfortable and we could get away without wearing goggles. Even though the slopes are floodlit, with the fading ...
... of the lake, we had a nice view of the seven fells surrounding the area, the ski centre and the moon that was beginning to rise into the sky.
Markus, Maria's uncle was away on holiday so we were just checking the house was warm enough. We made a fire and while it burned we ate all the nice biscuits in his pantry and washed them down with mugs of hot chocolate.
It was 3pm by the time we started walking back, the sun had gone and it was beginning to get ...
... was -16c at the bottom of the slopes although bizarrely quite a bit warmer at the top. The snow was in excellent condition, especially the world cup run which we did 3 times in a row. It's quite weird having a sunset in the middle of your snowboarding session, but that's what we had. Pretty cool.
After the hour, we put our boards in the car and went back to Taiga Bar to meet the others. David got stuck into the beers (they even ...