Snow! February 20th 2016 Finland!
Ethan and I are on a trip to Lapland for his Bar Mitzvah.
After a flight that can only be described as horrendous we landed in Rovaniemi, Lapland, and saw snow, icicles and pine forests. We were tired yet excited. Passport control went quickly and without a hitch in the tiny airport, and our guide and bus were waiting for us right there.
We did the mandatory horsing around in the ... read more
Europe » Finland » Lapland » Rovaniemi 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