Springtime in Rovaniemi – another beautiful season. Here you can find some pictures from April, when snow was slowly melting away, opening the surface for the plants to come to life again and bringing back coulors to the landscape :-) Continue reading “Rovaniemi in Spring”
Skiing in Käsivarsi Wilderness Area – Exploring the Surroundings of Kilpisjärvi
In April I kind of felt like needing some mountains around me, especially because I really wanted to go skiing. Alpine Skiing! Rovaniemi and its surroundings is really great for cross country, but suffers from a total absence of mountains – like Finland in general (I’d say, even if not everybody agrees). However, close to the Norwegian border, in the very North-West of Finland, there are some (the native Austrian would say: almost) mountains, that looked inviting for skiing when I passed by there in January, on my way to Tromsø.
So it was pretty easy to make a decision. Continue reading “Skiing in Käsivarsi Wilderness Area – Exploring the Surroundings of Kilpisjärvi”