Levi World Cup 2017

Levi World Cup 2017

On Friday me and six other exchange students drove up to Levi to watch the slalom ski Worldcup, which was the best idea ever. Again, thank you for this great idea! Levi is the biggest and most famous ski region of Finland and is located in Kittilä. This Weekend they were hosting the "Audi FIS Alpine [...]

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Trip to St. Petersburg Part 2

Trip to St. Petersburg Part 2

St. Petersburg is one of the most beautiful city I have been to, if not THE most beautiful one. Wherever you look you see the splendour, calourful facades, history, beautiful churches and amazing architecture. Part 1 was about the"stopover" in Helsinki, this Part will be about the first day in St. Petersburg. Entering Russia wasn´t that [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]