I have just come home yesterday from a few days trip to Vuokatti. Vuokatti is a little village in Sotkamo. It is a small place full of different sports opportunities and a popular training place for many athletes. Beautiful nature for such as hiking, biking and skiing, sports park and slopes for downhill skiing bring people here. The place is also a very popular camping destination for families as well as a for many schools camping place in northern Finland. I have spend here my first camps as a child too. My dad was an electrician at the Raahe Steel factory and at that time, about 30 years ago, the children of the factory workers came here to summer camp at a very affordable price. So naturally, my family always send me here! Vuokatti is about 2,5 hours drive from my home.
Today I visit this place few times a year. My man is working here few days at the time, several time of the year so I come with him usually with my youngest daughter, since older children are at the school.
We spend much time outdoors and evenings we go together with my man for late dinner, which is always the highlight of the trip and after that we have sauna.
But like everything in life, nothing lasts forever and this was a last trip for us at the moment, `cause this little one also started preschool today, so it`s no longer possible for us to go with my man on his work trips at week days or travel freely anyway. Feeling a little sad about that, but on the other hand, new times and stuff always follow the changes.
So today, a few photos from this weeks trip, from our walks in nature. You could already sense the autumn a bit here even though they were quite warm days. I can highly recommend the place if you love outdoors activities or just be in beautiful nature to feed your soul and have a relaxing time.