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Travel Blogs from Kuusamo
... Got Talent haha. When we landed -smoothly this time- we all had a conversation about last week’s landing in Kuusamo ;O)
The Aurora Borealis made one last appearance to wave us off, on the right hand side of the plane. I'm surprised we didn't tilt due to the scramble to get within view of a right hand window. Those who missed the chance to experience it while we were at Basecamp were very happy bunnies :D
Today was spent in Ruka, on a free day from Basecamp.
Ruka is a ski resort, and I had originally planned to do a little morning skiing lesson, for fun. That was before I noticed there was a skating rink on the map! An actual proper -really just a frozen lake- skating rink! On talking to Meiju, who thought there would maybe be somewhere to hire skates, I discovered that the town had recently held an ...
Each night, the time after dinner is ours to do what we want with. We could choose to go to bed early. We could just go to our rooms and read, if we didn't want to sleep. Most of us seem to just hang out in the main hall and amuse ourselves as a group. Some people get the Jenga out, some talk amongst themselves, some read, iPads and laptops make ...
... warming Lappish Elk Soup today :O)
Runebergintorttu are small cakes, flavoured with almonds and rum, topped with raspberry jam in a ring of icing. Sadly, I don't have a picture, as I don't take my camera to lunch. They were yummy though, and the rum was hailed as the best part for keeping us warm during our afternoon activities ;O)
Edit: I found a recipe: http://www.dlc.fi/~marian1/gourmet/15_2 ...
... it is funny to note that the Wilderness group are crowded around one long table, while the smaller Snowshoe group are on the other.
The week has started off with a bang, and now we are all chock full of excitement for our week ahead. As no-one wants to go to bed, although I am sure we will all sleep tonight with all the fresh air and exercise, someone gets the Jenga out, there are board games, people are reading, and ...
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