That's before you have had a husky ride and visited the Ranua
Wildlife Park to check in on the polar bears.
Kuukas, the southernmost co-operative, lies in the municipality of Ranua
. The traditional herding practices in the cooperative are based on those used by Finnish farmers.
Reindeer are also uniquely adapted to survive the harsh Lapland winters, explains Mari Heikkila, director of Ranua
Wildlife Park in Finland.
at ak in After flying into Rovaniemi Arctic Circle, I made the hour-long drive to Ranua
Wildlife Park, stayed in one of the new lodges the Gulo Gulo holiday village.
The largest single contract is worth some EUR10m and covers the maintenance of paved roads in the Kemi, Posio and Ranua
regions of Southern Lapland.
Visit the Ranua
Wildlife Park for a wide variety of Arctic animals.
Rovaniemi region (the city of Rovaniemi, Rovaniemi county and Ranua
commune) is located in the northern part of Finland and its population is approximately 62,000 people.