The days are getting shorter quickly and the Arctic night seems to become tangible. Currently the day length decreases by ten to eleven minutes every day (The headline, by the way, I stole from todays weather forecast site of the Finnish meteorological institute).
Last weekend – and thus mid of October, apparently this years winter started. There has been already a few centimeters of snow in late September, however, now that the temperatures are persistent below freezing, conserving the snow and keeping it from melting away again. And so, the few centimeters of snow from early last week are still remaining. Since there is more snowfall predicted for the upcoming days, we decided to once again take out our bikes, and ride them through the forest, where soon we will be only able to ski or walk with snowshoes.
Just a short walk from the Fell Lapland Nature Center – and thus close to the center of Hetta, is a Laavu on the hill Jyppyrävaara. From up there, you have a nice view on the lake Ounasjärvi, as well as on Pyhäkerö and the surroundings, while you can enjoy your semi-delicous makkara in the warming, springlike sun … Continue reading “Laavu on Jyppyrävaara in Enontekiö / Hetta”
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