Grand Hotel Lapland
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- Continental Breakfast
- Concierge desk
- Conference facilities
- High-speed internet in room
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... jezior - widoki na osniezone szczyty niesamowite. Dodatkowo nieoczekiwanie tuz przy tamie na jeziorze wypatrzyliśmy dwa łosie tuz obok stadka reniferˇw. Zjedliśmy coś ciepłego na rozgrzewkę przed snem i poszlismy spac o drugiej w nocy - choc przy białych nocach ciezko sie zorientowac, ze jest tak pozno :-)
... The sami population mainly use the church for Easter weddings and for funerals. Apparently it is brightly decorated in Sami colours - red, green and yellow, but as it was firmly locked, we never got to see inside.
The graveyard around the church was beautiful with lots of old cast ...
┼sa arrived just before 08h00 to start with the breakfast. It was a leisurely affair which only finished at around 09h30, during which time ┼sa entertained us with more stories of previous excursions.
Once we had cleaned up, we packed our bags and went outside to meet our dogs. A cacophony of sound erupted when we neared the kennels and excitement filled the air. Some dogs were howling, others were barking and others just sat and shivered (not sure whether from the cold ...
It was warmer when we woke up today and got ready for our train ride after a hearty breakfast. As we checked out of the hotel I saw one of the most random and, to me, irritating things ever. For some reason many people think they can photograph the northern lights with smart phones, which obviously does not work well. Plan B? Take pictures of professional photos adorning the walls of the hotel and post it on Facebook as your own.
We boarded the train to Kiruna ...
It was only another hour or so later that we arrived at our hotel for the night. The "hotel" was actually a 600 year old manor house on lovely grounds with a lake right behind it. The hotel owner had arranged for entertainment, a group of 12 folk dancers and several musicians who performed for about an hour. Dinner was at the hotel, of course, because there was nothing else around. We ate with a couple from Charlotte.