Snowmobiling on Lake Inari

After we spent an hour around an open fire on a hill looking into the dark skies hoping to see something, we finally gave in to the freezing cold. Our guide didn’t say much but I guess he knew that we were disappointed. We had hoped to see the Northern lights but with the clouds…

A Husky Ride to Remember

Pekka, who looked after the husky rides at the Wilderness Hotel informed us on the first day that his huskies at Nellim had caught some kind of flu. He looked decidedly concerned and so it was no surprise to us when it was announced that there will be no Husky rides the next day. However,…

Hanupekka the Reindeer Herder

Our Nordic experience began with reindeers on the first day. And we got to learn to ride snowmobiles or ski-doos! Looking like the michelin man, we all gathered on a frozen lake just next to the hotel. Here, we were introduced to Markkus, our guide for the day, and also to our ride for the…

Its a long way to Finland

Singapore speed bump We won’t disagree that Singapore Changi airport is quite a nice hangout. There are a lots of things to do and plenty of upmarket shops and boutiques to while away your time. And if the retail therapies offered by more than 300 shops in the 3 terminals are too exhausting, you can…