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A City to Fall in Love With -Helsinki Finland

Days 157-160 21st-24th July A gentle city to arrive in after our wilderness experiences. And for today a rare treat – a taxi to our apartment in old town. We found a simple large and comfortable apartment with all we needed including the every sought after washing machine. So sought after here we had to […]

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Wow Just Wow – Verla plus Repovesi plus Tentsile

  Days 155 to 157  July 19th – 21st Photos of Our Trip to Verla Repavesi Tentsile Experience In a trip of endless WOW moments this was another Big Bang Experience. Our time in Finland has been too short – yet our experiences have been incredible. Three different types of wilderness and this our final […]

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Kiilopää -Felstead in the Finnish Fells

  Our Photo Gallery Day 153/154     17th and 18th July 2017 We left Nellim early by taxi to go to the Kiilopää  Trekking centre, which provides facilities to people wanting to trek the area in the adjacent National Park. It is a really terrific set up in that it provides several types of accommodation ranging […]

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Nellim-Reindeers, Logging and Russia just over the hill!

Day 151 and 152 15 – 16th July 2017 Day 1 Nellim After a lovely stay at Inari we now headed off to the next part of our Lapland adventure in Nellim. We are picked up by taxi, as there is no direct public transport and an hour later we arrive at the Wilderness Hotel. […]

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Learning about Culture and Lifestyle of the Sami – Inari

Day 150 July 14th 2017 Inari – Sami capital Photos of Our Day What a fascinating day! Well maybe I should say – another fascinating day in a long line of fascinating days! Today was mostly learning about Sami culture and life in Finnish Lapland. This included visits to the Sami Parliament,  SIIDA – the Sami […]

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Off to See Santa – Lulea to Rovaniemi

Day 147 to 149. 11th to 14th July Lulea to Rovaniemi Photos of Our Time Finland was an unplanned destination – not even in our pre-musings and plannings  did it come to mind. Yet here we were on our way – and excited. As with many of our travel adventures time here now seems too […]

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