Vinter Hotell Palatset
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... s an explosives expert. What an interesting woman!
Living in such cold temperatures brings with it unique challenges. Animals can't drink water, because it is all frozen. To compensate for this, they need to eat foods that have a high water content. We also had to fetch water from a hole drilled into the frozen lake and drag it back to the cabin for use. The frozen water issue does not stop there, as one can also not pour waste water down the drain as it would freeze ...
... road was so quiet that I decided to count the cars I pass and after 50 or so miles I had passed 3 cars, 1 truck and about 20 Reindeer. I was making great time and I thought at this rate I will easily manage to get the ferry to Bergen tonight!!
Well, that was just not going to be and right at 60 miles from starting this great road the penny dropped and i understood why there was no traffic using this great road!!!
Right at the place they call Pallas ...
... of twigs, bear poo and reindeer antlers in an afternoon. After a few stories from Per and a portion of delightful reindeer soup (which apparently helps mens fertility...hence why Anya was forcing a 2nd helping my way!), Per offered us a snowmobile ride. It's very fair to say that Per doesn't do Health and Safety. He showed me the throttle, the brake and said to stay within 50m of him. That was all before he sped away into the dark leaving us in a cloud of fumes. I tried to keep ...
... glad I checked out when I did as the transfer arrived at 11.30 and not 12 which it said in my documents - although there were several other people who's transfer docket said 12 and not 11.30 and they had not even checked out so we had to wait on them.
I did enjoy the flight from Kiruna and took photos from the window every 10 minutes so that I would hopefully have a photo of me crossing the ...
... to drive her. She then walks in the opposite direction away from our house, but luckily I managed to rescue her. I estimate our house was at least 2km away from the campsite. The good thing came out of this adventure was I got to see a faint Aurora happening in the sky. For dinner I ate a delicious pork chop. It is possible to see northern light from the backyard of our house so I periodically check outside. While C was sleeping (this is her favorite activity) ...
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