Meeting Santa at the North Pole


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Since Christmas is coming, I thought I would share the story of when I  met Santa Claus at the North Pole. And no, I am not kidding 🙂

Charmed by a Finnish friend’s tales of cloudberries, reindeer, snowy landscapes and northern lights, I jumped at the chance to visit Finland when invited. Even more exciting was the fact that we would drive far north to Rovaniemi, in the arctic circle, as her son was participating in the winter swimming championships. Continue reading