Vaaruvuori Nature Trail in Korpilahti was chosen as the next destination because we had driven past it an excessive amount of times.
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”
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.
This time, our guest writer is Sonja, who tells us about conquering those mental obstacles that surround starting a new hobby like hiking. We’re honored to be a part of the story! //Anne
West of Haapaniemi, Vaajakoski there’s an island called Haapasaari. Continue reading “Once upon a Summer in Haapasaari”