Lapland Hotel Riekonlinna
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... so we can travel to North Cape tomorrow, hopefully the weather will be better.
Fitbit equals 10,000
We head towards to the Cape at 8.15am. The morning is much clearer so it shouldn't be an issue with access. More mountains, snow, lakes, ocean, reindeer ...... It seems to go forever and it is stunning. We arrive at the Cape just before 9am, most people do not get further north than this. Wayne is excited! It is 2 degrees but with the wind it feels ...
... family: Arial, Tahoma, 'Bitstream Vera Sans', sans-serif; font-size: 13.992px; line-height: 19px;">We did the reindeer aurora hunting, snowmobile safari, cross country skiing, husky safari and horseback riding. Snowmobile and husky safaris were excellent. Lunch provided was delicious, especially the salmon soup.
... an.other private safari. We left at 01:00 and drove north again to the southern shore of Lake Inari. The skies were clear and stars can be seen in the skies. Most of us did not see any Northern lights but one camera man with the help of the guide seem to have captured something with his camera. I will try and get a copy of the image and post it when he forward it to me.
... towards Ivalo, our driver/guide, who is a Sami, pointed out a shriek of light in the horizon above the Ivalo night sky and said that that was a possible Aurora, but it went away almost immediately and no one else in our group saw it. Did I managed to see the northern lights? Not sure.
The night was overcast, so there was nothing much to see in the skies. Not even stars.
The driver took us all the way to the Russian border before returning.
... even if there were clear skies whether there would be any northern lights activity). I’m sad to report that while it did clear up for a short while, there were no northern lights to be seen (at least not up until about 2am).
But we did have a fun time. We drove up about 45 min from here and up a mountain overlooking Inari and built a fire. We had coffee, tried some Finnish sausage heated over the open firs (snow around us was at least 1.5 ...