One Night in Kirkenes Snow Hotel

Kirkenes Snow Hotel, Norway  Visited: 9-10 Feb 2014 The last night of mine and Rhians  holiday involved a night at Kirkenes Snow Hotel, located a short drive out of town. We were both looking forward to the novelty of spending a night in a room made of snow, and marvelling at the snow carvings and…

Husky Sledding Thrills!

Pasvikdalen,Near Kirkenes, Norway Visited: 7-9Feb 2014 After a fantastic time gaining an insight into Sami Culture in Finland, Rhian and I headed to Birks Husky Guesthouse in Norway for a go at mushing (Husky Sledding). Firstly, the location was fantastic. About 1hr drive from Kirkenes we felt very much in the middle of nowhere, surrounded…