Beyond the Arctic Circle March 18th 2007 A little over a week ago - four friends and I traveled up north to Lapland - past the Arctic Circle. Out of the 5 of us, I was the only one who did not speak polish too! I come to Finland and constantly find myself surrounded by polish people! I keep thinking that I need to start learning Polish!
Our flight left at 5 30 in the morning - too early for buses! But, since there were 4 of us, ... read more
Europe » Finland » Lapland Finland was a province and then a grand duchy under Sweden from the 12th to the 19th centuries and an autonomous grand duchy of Russia after 1809. It won its complete independence in 1917. During World War II, it was able to successfully defend its f... ... read more