Trip to St. Petersburg Part 1

Trip to St. Petersburg Part 1

Two weeks ago I went to St. Petersbrug, the second biggest city of Russia. But before we arrived in Russia, we had quite a journey ahead of us. By us I mean over 50 exchange students from Rovaniemi who couldn´t wait to see the beauty of St. Petersburg. The bus departed at 20:30 and arrived [...]

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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 [...]