On the second day we drank some more coffee and started painting. Continue reading “Pal of the National Park, part 2”
So we eventually got a chance to spend the night on the beach of Red Sands. Continue reading “The firey night of the Red Sands”
We participated in the Sleep The Night Outdoors event arranged by Suomen Latu (Finland’s Ski Trails) on September 17th. Continue reading “15/100: Sleep outdoors with 300 friends”
So I’ll tell you what we did and didn’t do on out first day as volunteers.
Our guest writer Anna tells about her voyage to Greenland. We’re not jealous. At all.
In addition to volunteer work we also had a chance to participate in a communal bird house building project! Continue reading “Nearly a million bird houses and 50 new friends”
On the second week of our volunteering period in Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park we were accommodated in the Pakasmaa residence, a house maintained by Metsähallitus and where President Urho Kekkonen himself had visited several times as a friend of Viljo and Esteri Pakasmaa. Continue reading “In the flooded valley of Pyhäjoki”
Punainenhiekka (The Red Sand) is a long beach at the Southern edge of Pallasjärvi Lake. Like the name suggests, the sand is red in color, making it stand out from the rest of the paler beaches along what is often referred to as The Sea of Lapland.