Winter is coming

Winter is coming

On Saturday it started snowing, what made everyone exited. It kept snowing for the next 24 hours and in the evening of Sunday Rovaniemi was covered in more than 12 cm of snow. Due to the cold weather (-8 degrees) the sky is completely blue, which means we can see the sun again! Today I [...]

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Another photo tour through Rovaniemi

Another photo tour through Rovaniemi

I wouldn´t call Rovaniemi a beautiful City, because it isn´t. But therefore, its natural surrounding is absolutely stunning. Especially if the weather is great. If you take a walk along the river or a stroll through the city you have to keep an open eye, due to all the little art and graffito hiding behind every [...]

Reindeer roundup

Reindeer roundup

What is a reindeer roundup? There are about 200.000 reindeers in Lapland, owned by approximately 6.500 reindeer owners, which are also called herdsmen. Twice a year some of the herdsmen of the same area and their families meet to gather their reindeers in roundish, specially made corrals, that are made out of wooden fences. These [...]

A trip to Oulu

A trip to Oulu

1st of September The alarm clock went off at 5 am. Way too early, but what can you do when you Need to take an early bus. So one and half an hour later we were on the bus on our way to Oulu. The ride was normal, until the Point of time, when the driver tucks a [...]