The First Snow of the Winter

The First Snow of the Winter

As you are reading this, the first proper snow of the winter has just landed to the ground at Apukka Resort. And there is a lot of it, enough for us tp start running many of our winter activities. The thermometer is showing -16 C, and because of the quick drop in the...
Marvelous Adventures of a Husky

Marvelous Adventures of a Husky

So, let’s talk about huskies. Because, who wouldn’t love dogs? At Apukka Resort we are currently building a brand new, spacious dog yard, with the main focus on the well being of the dogs. When you step inside the dog yard, your heart simply melts. Dozens of beautiful...
Where the red fox runs

Where the red fox runs

Earlier on in this blog we’ve told you about the science behind the Northern Lights. However, in the history of mankind, the scientific explanation for the Auroras has been available only for a fraction of a time. Before that, people had to rely on their instincts and...
The song of the Siberian Jay

The song of the Siberian Jay

Summer has officially turned into autumn now in Finnish Lapland. You can feel it in the air as you step outside in the morning and feel the fresh, cool air diving through your lungs. As the temperature has dropped for the night, the early mornings here are often met...
As the sun turns the lights on

As the sun turns the lights on

It always catches us by surprise to notice how fast the seasons change here. At this time of the year the change is unbelievably rapid and in such a short time the nightless night turns into dark nights, allowing the thousands of stars on the sky to escort our way....
The Finns – the exceptional nation of the far up North

The Finns – the exceptional nation of the far up North

If you have been planning a trip to Finland, you must have come across some of the characteristics of the Finnish culture. Maybe you’ve heard that we have more saunas in this country than there are cars? Or that the number of reindeer in Lapland is higher than the...
High hopes for the heights

High hopes for the heights

As the day turns into evening in wintry Apukka, the starry, clear sky gives us hints of something to look forward to for the night. The anticipation starts to grow and throughout the evening people walk on the premises with their eyes pointed upwards. We are all...
The four seasons of Apukka Resort

The four seasons of Apukka Resort

We here in Apukka Resort have had an amazing summer underneath the Midnight Sun and have enjoyed every single moment of the sunshine and warm days it has presented to us. Yet still, one of the reasons we love Finland so much is the fact that we have four beautiful...
Eräopas

Eräopas

Vain 15 minuutin päässä Rovaniemen keskustasta sijaitseva Apukka Resort on kuin pohjoinen keidas koskemattoman luonnon keskellä. Sijaintimme kahden järven sylissä, valosaasteen ulottumattomissa, tarjoaa paikan revontulien katseluun ja erilaisten luontoaktiviteettien...
Moottorikelkkaopas

Moottorikelkkaopas

Vain 15 minuutin päässä Rovaniemen keskustasta sijaitseva Apukka Resort on kuin pohjoinen keidas koskemattoman luonnon keskellä. Sijaintimme kahden järven sylissä, kaiken valosaasteen ulottumattomissa, tarjoaa näköalapaikan revontulien katseluun ja erilaisten...

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