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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A Trip to Ranua Wildlife Park

A Trip to Ranua Wildlife Park

For those who don´t know, I usually don´t visit zoo´s. When I was about 14 I watched a documentary that showed among other things, about who a baby gorilla got captured. That was the day I decided to never visit a zoo again. Yesterday I broke this promise to myself and took part in a school [...]

Northern Lights

Northern Lights

I have been in Rovaniemi now for more than two and a half month and I have seen Northen lights just once, maybe twice. Those times they were very wan or just visible on the camera display. But last night was the first time that I saw them bright and clear! It really is magical how [...]

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 [...]