Lapland Hotel Riekonlinna
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... not a lot of birds either. The only ones I would have been interested in seeing were the puffins but they had dug themselves in so they couldn't be seen.
During dinner we got news that the road to North Cape has been closed due to bad weather and it was unlikely we would be able to get through. We were also planning to visit the gallery of a local artist that the tour director has told us a lot about so we proceeded to go there, nice art - Wayne bought a small ...
... her left hand. Apparently she was not the only one. The hotel arranged a taxi for us and 4 of us (to injured females with their husbands) was taken by the taxi to the Ivalo Hospital. It was then already about 17:00 and the X-ray operator has already gone home. After waiting for a while, the patients were examined and was requested to return the following day for the X-ray. We all decided that it could be a waste of time and ...
... bumpy ride. It seems that the dogs just love to run and they are all very friendly.
On the way back to the farm, Serene took over as driver. When entering the farm compound, the guide help Serene to make a left turn, but she lost her balance and fell to the right and bumped her head on the ground. All the while I was enjoying myself sitting on the sledge.
The staff was worried and had her examined by an ambulance paramedic staff. We finally decided that everything ...
... it was toasty warm despite the very cold temps outside. We got into a pattern of sauna before drinks before dinner before bedtime. It was great waking up in the middle of the night and looking up to sometimes see bright stars and other times when it was cloudy to just view the beautiful snow-covered trees. On the second night we awoke at about 3am and Paul decided to walk out and see if he could detect any northern lights. He came back quite excited and we ...
... starting point for our safari. We were suited up with all the gear to keep us warm, as well as the layers we were already wearing - 4 pairs of socks, 2 pairs of trousers, 3 long-sleeve tops, my big jacket, overalls over all of that, snow boots, balaclava, slow gloves, mittens and a helmet!
We had a quick demo of how to drive the snowmobiles and then we were off in convoy. We were the last ones in line, and I could tell that John really wanted to let ...