Ski-Inn Ruka Suites
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... by the time we got on the subway from JFK and there was a feeling of safety as 3 police officers were on our carriage. That didn't last for long as they disembarked after about 3 stops of our 30 odd stop journey that takes about an hour to reach mid-town. In these moments I remind myself I'm from Small Heath, Birmingham and hey presto things seem normal and the nerves disappear. Despite what I have written about ...
... day, but here I would have to wait until sometime in September to see a sunset.(I still can't get used to the midnight sun)
We did visit a museum about 10km away called Naumaniemi. All the visits to Posio and not once have we been here but what a pleasant surprise. A beautiful old house by the lake with all the original furniture and fixtures from over one hundred years ago. There are other old buildings, craft shop, ...
... the snowmobiles are waiting for us. Each driver was given a small briefing of the controls, and had to complete at least one circuit of the track, so that they could get a feel for the machine, and the guy could make sure his machines would be in capable hands. Unfortunately, he wasn't so lucky, and the test circuit ended with a pretty expensive moment for one of our group, when they crashed their snowmobile into a fence on the last corner of ...
... a lot like ice skating, only the blades are much bigger, obviously, and without the outward push. Once you’ve got the hang of gliding forward, you’re in business.
The tricky bit comes if you wobble, or you veer off the existing tracks. The front (or even back) of the ski gets embedded in deep snow, or you panic and lean to the side, etc. Inevitably, you end up on your ****, and it’s a bugger to get back up. You feel ...
... our feet. Think comedy clown shoes. A bit trickier to manage; especially when the stairs are covered in snow. Climbing up the stairs is a lot less daunting than climbing down. Believe me. Going down, you just get this vision that you’re going to go tumbling, head first, at any minute. There is no rush though, so we take them however we feel comfortable.
We bump into Henri’s group when we reach a cliff top of sorts, and we ...