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... of snow melting down from the mountain. And Hugo is entertaining himself by trying to skip rocks in the mountain stream. Still, I now realize that the plan to take the train back this way across to Finland might be a bad one. Maybe a car rental in Narvik or a flight to Oslo would be a good idea. When the train stopped a few hours ago, they assured they would not update us any more than every half hour. That was when I felt confident ...
... came across to me and started chatting. After i explained about the hotel he very kindly called the number on his phone and 5 minutes later someone arrived at the door.
This hotel looked a bit old and rundown and so the chap who runs it says "I will give you the cheapest price in Kiruna" and once inside I realised why!!
After he left I wandered around this old railway building. It was all wood inside and every move I made the whole place creaked. ...
... This trip has been incredible. I also like to spend time with locals on my travels and Per-Nils and his wife Britt-Marie were the perfect anecdote. Swedish Lapland, the beauty, the remoteness, the people, the reindeer, the culture, the food and the activities will live long in the memory but for now we have to go back home.....It must've been love but it's over now..... Links Ice hotel - http://www.icehotel.com Dog sled - http://www.kirunanature.com Per Nils - ...
... to Abba Museum which was great (unfortunately the Stockholm Card is not accepted in it). Saw Gamla Stan (old town) and did some shopping in new town.
Signing off now as need to get some dinner before another early night.
11th December 2013.
Ice Hotel, Jukkasjarvi, Sweden (Ice Room).
Here we are at Ice Hotel. Had a great time today - the flight was great and ...
... of a cross between Superman's Fortress of Solitude (Superman II is it?) and a top end art exhibition. Of course we were actually staying in one of the standard ice rooms - equally magical, equally cold, just not quite so eye-wateringly expensive (though it's all relative).
To prepare us for the cold that night we ate at the magnificent Icehotel restaurant - I don't want to come across all Jay Rayner or Michael Winner but the smoked reindeer I ...