Nordkapp

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We’re now at Nordkapp which, at 71° 10′ 21″, is the most northerly point in Europe. It was quite a long drive to get here, along the fjord and then through tunnels and across the mountains. Even on a wet, grey day, the scenery was wonderful. The landscape here is… Read more »

Lakselv

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Yesterday we left all the excitement at Santa Claus Village, and drove 250 km to Saariselkä. Driving in Finland has been a pleasure: the roads are in great condition, there’s not much traffic at all (there are more saunas here than cars remember!) and we’ve not seen any aggressive driving…. Read more »

Rovaniemi

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A two and a half hour drive brought us here to Rovaniemi, and we’re parked for the night in Santa Claus Village, right on the Arctic Circle. Roy Wood and Wizzard sang “I wish it could be Christmas everyday”. Well they need to move up here, because here it is… Read more »

Ii

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Ii (pronounced ee) may well turn out to be the shortest-named camperstop on our travels. It could also come in very useful in a quiz if asked to give a place name made up of vowels only! We’re spending a second day on a campsite here, catching up up with… Read more »