Travel Blogs from Inari
It's our last day in Ivalo and we decided to make the best use of the day by creating fun for ourselves.
The boys borrowed the toy sleds from Mr Henri and we headed out into the frozen river behind our Cottage for some snow fun.
We sat in the sled and pushed ourselves down the steep slopes by the side of the snow river and crashed silly into the snow below.
Snowman was a total ...
... given a sausage to toast over the fire, my personal favorite. Sausages have never tasted so good!
On good nights, you'll be lucky enough to catch the northern lights as you cruise down the icy roads! Unfortunately we were not that lucky but the journey was still fun nonetheless.
Even though the night ...
... people) to have some hot tea and reindeer bread by the bonfire. It was heavenly!
Husky Safari: Euro 135/pax (3 hours)
Transport: (to/fro cottage) included in price via Mr Henri's personal vehicle
Gear: Hats to gloves to shoes, all included in price
... someone ran into the bar and yelled out "Aroura Borellis, the Aroura, quick!" So we all dropped everything and there was a stampede to get out the door! It was very faint but you could see the same green haze as we'd seen earlier. I was hoping it would be more intense, but it was still very cool to see.
When we had finished our drink we headed back to the cabin, lit the fire and lay on the couch. What a night! We fell asleep as soon as our heads hit the ...
... was the first to see a glow in the sky – the Northern Lights!! It was quite faint but could not be confused with a cloud as it was a perfectly cloudless night. Terry gave a couple of piercing whistles and a few minutes later a few of the other hotel guests came down to the lake having heard the alarm! It is hard to describe but it was beautiful and amazing, it changed so much, getting stronger, brighter, moving between west and east ...