SOKOS HOTEL VUOKATTI
Travel Blogs from Vuokatti
... of the dogs and farm for many days which was actually great! We knew it would be fun with just the three of us.
As we got into the hang of the work really fast, we learnt the dogs names and started to bond with our favourite animals. Mitch had plenty of games with a German Shephard rescue dog called Raani and believe it or not Caroline befriended a large Rottweiler called Hulda! We also got to know many of the other dogs on the farm and started to observe their ...
... at Stiina's helping her celebrate her 20th birthday with some her friends.
Saturday 26th October
Yet another bright and early start; Paula, Lucia, Issi and I caught the bus with a bunch of other exchange students for a day trip to Rovaniemi about 3 hours north of Oulu. Our first stop was the Ranua Zoo where we saw: bears, reindeer, otters, owls, eagles, deer. For lunch we stopped at the University of Lapland which ...
Ben going for an early morning swim was a bonus this morning as he nicely found just over 40 euros nestled in the sand!, that's our day paid for. Enjoyed freshly picked raspberries for breakfast before walking along the river to the Arktikum, the museum of artic science. We found it very interesting and learnt a great deal about the history and culture of Finland. ...
... of home. There are still about 100,000 lakes here and it is very enjoyable scenery. I arrived Kuopio late at night and the funny thing is that it was still daytime outside. It doesn't look normal to walk to your hostel through the main city square and it to be completely daylight out, but no one is there. It was about 11 PM when I arrived. Kuopio was just a stop on my ...
... at the hotel. Food was of a good standard, 3 course - pate, salmon & veg and lingonberries with cream yummo. Not good for the weight though.
Awake early as it is so light. Went for a walk at around 5am down around the lake, it was picture perfect got some amazing photos of the lake with the reflections in it. Back to the hotel for brekky and pack up ready for a 7.30am start for the day. ...
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- Pets allowed