Can you see the lights? January 26th 2016 Normally I wouldn't blog about a ski trip as they are pretty predictable (up, down, up, down etc), however as this was a trip to a new country I thought it was worth a quick blog. I decided I wanted to try Finland as for many years I've been meaning to try some non-downhill skiing activities, I also hoped to catch the Northern lights and so off to Lapland I went.
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Europe » Finland » Northern Ostrobothnia 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