Too Much Water for the Kemijoki River – Rovaniemi in Spring

Flood in RovaniemiLast week in Enontekiö I got amazed, on how quickly approximately 30 cm of snow can melt away: It was really an abrupt warming, that let the quicksilver jump up to the 10°C line for days. In combination with some additional rain, the rest of the snow cover was washed away pretty fast, leaving only a few white spots in-between the trees.

A few days later and about 300 km downstream of Ounasjoki, where Continue reading “Too Much Water for the Kemijoki River – Rovaniemi in Spring”

Autumn in Rovaniemi

OunasjokiUnfortunately I was/am quite busy in autumn this year, so i didn’t have any time to go for a hike. However, the other day, when there finally was some sunlight coming through the persisting, thick layer of clouds, I decided to go out for lunch and thus made myself a cosy fire at Kunikaan Laavu (on Santavaara), to grill some makkara. On the way back I took advantage of having the camera with me, and also shot some autumn impressions around the city center of Rovaniemi … Continue reading “Autumn in Rovaniemi”

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