Yllaskaltio Hotel

Akaslompolo, Akaslompolo, Lapland, 95970, Finland | Hotel
 

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It's Getting Even Colder

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria

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... pizza and one Smoked Salmon pizza later, each the size of a dustbin lid, we were close to bursting but satisfied.
With the daylight fading, we packed our bags and loaded them into the car for the short journey to Levi, another ski resort, to visit Maria's Dad. When we arrived, the temperature had dropped to minus 19c, one degree off the coldest David had ever experienced. Will it be too cold to go snowboarding tomorrow? We'll decide that in the ...

Packing up and getting ready to move on

A travel blog entry by tommysaw

Today is the date of departure for the ones who just booked the Finland adventure.

The rest of us will ride our buses early tomorrow morning from Muonio via the Finnish Markka to the famous Lyngen Lodge at Lyngen fjord in Norway. After a night's stay in the lodge we will move on to Tromsö, one of the best locations in the world to catch the Aurora Borealis. Tromsö and its surroundings are fortunate to be ...

Day: A quick trip to Sweden

A travel blog entry by tommysaw

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In Muonio the river Jerisjoki forms the border between Finland and Sweden. For us a good opportunity to do a day trip to Sweden. After a drive of about 20 to 30 kilometers we found a cool spot in a wavy landscape. When we arrived we experienced this very long lasting blue hour which is a signature feature at this time of the year. Here in the arctic region the ...

Bad weather ... no Aurora this night :-(

A travel blog entry by tommysaw

So far we were blessed with fantastic Northern Lights running up and down on us ... and compared to last year it was just overwhelming ...

Well, today the sky looks grey and ugly, deep hanging clouds, almost no wind to blow them away. The landscape hides behind a wall of fog ...
The Aurora forecast predicted some weak activity ... Muonio is at the outer edge of the so called Aurora oval (a graphical representation ...

Night: More magic to gaze in amazement!

A travel blog entry by tommysaw

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The Aurora forecast for the Muonio area for this night looks again very promising, weather channels predict almost no clouds south of Muonio but really, really icy temperatures! Since our Aurora spot is in one of those large slightly bowl shaped plains we will be in a freezing cold air lake which could mean that the temperature drops well below 40 deg C! Well, as long as we witness a cool display ...

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This hotel, located on Akaslompolo, Akaslompolo, is near Yllas Ski Resort.
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