Yllaskaltio Hotel

Akaslompolo, Akaslompolo, Lapland, 95970, Finland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Akaslompolo

Northern Lights

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria

... the mounds of snow lining the road. Gone were the clouds, the sky was blue and the sun was shining. On the final leg of journey, on the slippy, slushy forest road there was a horrible thought that there might be some hard work ahead at the house. What if the snow on the roofs had melted enough for it to slide off? We would need to dig our way in through the heavy, compressed snow. Our fears were ...

Has Spring Come Early

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria

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The temperature had been gradually creeping up towards freezing point recently and by this morning it reached it. By the time sun came up around 10am, the mercury was going through the roof. Finland is a bit different when they talk about temperature, they use the word 'plus' when it's warmer than freezing...so today it was 'plus four'. ...

The Start of the Trip South

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria

... reindeer he might just turn into one - on pancakes with smoked cheese, stuffed into steak with pepper sauce and even snacks that he initially thought were dog treats (ask him that story when you see him next).

With just under a week left in Lapland, it's time to start the return trip and begin to head south - back to Ylläs for a night or ...

A Day For Wrapping Up Warm

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria

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... edge while sitting so without a second thought, jumped to his feet and down he went with Maria following closely behind. Maria however decided to try and find some snow at the edge of the piste. She found the snow but not before the ice had her on the seat of her pants. With enough snow being pushed up the back of her jacket to build a decent sized snowman,she bounced back to her feet and continued down to the bottom.

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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 ...

Location

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