There's more to Finnish Lapland than Santa encounters, as Lonely Planet author Kerry Christiani found when she headed 500km north of the Arctic Circle, discovering a Christmas card scene of frozen lakes and boreal forest, reindeer-driven sleighs and snow that lies deep and crisp and even... Read more: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/finland/travel-tips-and-articles/lapland-beyond-santa-culture-and-wilderness-in-northern-finland#ixzz3S0LssJ6f
Ancient 'Lud's Church', Staffordshire, England - It is believed that the chasm was considered by early Pagans to be a sacred place, most likely due to the phenomenon that occurs on Midsummer Day, where only on this day does the sun's light penetrate deep into the chasm.
Sled dogs breaking trail over Eureka Dome, Ogilvie Mountains, Yukon, Canada Up to their necks in snow and they still look crazy happy to be there! Want more happy huskies? http://bowwowtimes.com/2015/01/14-happiest-huskies/