Ear Mark

Each reindeer herder has their own ear mark that is used to identify their reindeer. Each year the herders will collect their reindeer into the counting fences where they will mark the reindeer that have been born that year. The mark is made by making cuts out of the ear and you can see thisContinue reading “Ear Mark”

Made From Wood

A church is always a fine example of beautiful architecture and fine craftsmanship. They are often built many years ago and stand the test of time. This church in Inari dates back to 1646. You can read more about Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church in my  post 5 Things to do in Finnish Lapland in Summer and this photographContinue reading “Made From Wood”

Three Nations Border Point

The Three Nations Border Point can be reached by ferry or an 11 km one way walk from Kilpisjärvi. There are a few different ways it can be reached of varying difficulty, I chose to take the ferry one way and return on the Malla Trail to Kilpisjärvi Via Pikku Malla making the total distance 16Continue reading “Three Nations Border Point”

Stairway to Saana

742 steps lead up the 1,029m tall Saana fell from KilpisJarvi in Finland. Once you have climbed one of Finland’s longest staircases you are only a third of the way to the top and magnificent views over the surrounding Finnish landscape, you can even see to Norway. See my gallery below, Saana From Every Angle. FurtherContinue reading “Stairway to Saana”

Beneath Your Feet

Beneath our feet is millions of years of history written in the soil and rock formations. In different places across the planet there are signs of how the landscape has slowly been shaped into what we see and admire today. True natural wonders. For more unique natural wonders see Uluru or The Twelve Apostles.