Getting off the plane on to the frozen, snow covered tundra of Finnish Lapland was very Rocky IV…minus Paulie falling in the snow…and cranky Russian escorts. Instead, we had a happy Finlander promoter greet us with a big smile and a penchant to push his Audi to it’s limits as he drove us up and into a winter wonderland.
Our room has a balcony for some afternoon sunning and looks directly onto the ski hill. The crunch crunch of snow boots coming and going is pretty funny. It’s about 10 degrees right now and walking around feels like you’re taking a big breath of winter. Fresh, crisp air; the constant mist of snow coming off the roofs; and a waiting fireplace in the lobby is about as good as good gets.
More pictures to come…stay tuned.