Fell Centre Kiilopaa
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- Non-smoking rooms
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Hei! That means hello in Finnish. The first activity we got to try was snowmobiles (or jet skis if you are mum...she just can't get that jet skis are for WATER! ) Before we could do any activities we had to get snow suits and boots and massive reindeer leather mittens, so we would all be warm. It is hard to carry all the stuff but we are glad to …
... an.other private safari. We left at 01:00 and drove north again to the southern shore of Lake Inari. The skies were clear and stars can be seen in the skies. Most of us did not see any Northern lights but one camera man with the help of the guide seem to have captured something with his camera. I will try and get a copy of the image and post it when he forward it to me.
... towards Ivalo, our driver/guide, who is a Sami, pointed out a shriek of light in the horizon above the Ivalo night sky and said that that was a possible Aurora, but it went away almost immediately and no one else in our group saw it. Did I managed to see the northern lights? Not sure.
The night was overcast, so there was nothing much to see in the skies. Not even stars.
The driver took us all the way to the Russian border before returning.
... even if there were clear skies whether there would be any northern lights activity). I’m sad to report that while it did clear up for a short while, there were no northern lights to be seen (at least not up until about 2am).
But we did have a fun time. We drove up about 45 min from here and up a mountain overlooking Inari and built a fire. We had coffee, tried some Finnish sausage heated over the open firs (snow around us was at least 1.5 ...
... it's too much like roast (which he doesn't much care for). I loved it. Paul had white fish (which is what he had for lunch)--I think he really wants to get into the local food culture.
We're planning on a morning cross country skiing jaunt and back in time to shower and check out. We're expected at the glass igloo tomorrow afternoon! http://www.kakslauttanen.fi
Good night and until tomorrow.