Friday, 1 June 2012

Kilpisjärvi

Järvi is a Finnish word, which means lake. During May, Kilpisjärvi (the lake) has had a frozen surface. This breaks up during June. However, at the time of the site inspection visit, it was still a solid sheet of ice, with occasional people skiing, or even riding snowmobiles, over the white expanse.


The photograph shows the view of our accommodation, with Pikku Malla in the right-hand background. The lake surface is visible through the still-bare trees.

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