Travel Blogs from Rovaniemi
Another completely unexciting day.... Nobody tells you about these transit days when they get back from travelling... It's always new friends, drunken stories and excitement! Well let me tell you, catching a 10 hour train up to the arctic circle does not include new friends, drunken stories OR excitement!!! Hot wings for tea at hemingways pub and …
Wanderingfish stayed here on Dec 19, 2008 during their trip titled: Christmas 2008- Artic Circle and Back.
We woke up in Rovaniemi and went to Santa.s village. Some guy got a brilliant idea that people would trek to the arctic circle if he plunked a bunch of christmas themed stores down in the middle of nowhere. It worked.
At night we ate reindeer meat and I tried to find the Northrn Lights but couldn.t.
in the morning we went to the Arcticum: this is a museum where you can find everything about the arctic circle, and about lapland. All very interesting!!!
In the afternoon we were about to visit Santa Claus village, and crossing the arctic circle. It's a nice village, but for me, far too commercial (every 100m you find a souvenir shop, where …
We arrived around 5pm in Rovaniemi. after a time waiting for our luggage, we found out 1 piece was missing: the luggage of Arne was not on the airplane. luckily there was another plane coming later in the evening, and there was his luggage. apparently some of our luggages have been searched and lighters have been removed from the luggage.