‘This is the setting for the community-run Sörbyn Lodge.
In the bar we chatted to locals about winters here in Lapland: four hours of twilight, 20 hours of darkness, and temperatures regularly down to -30C.
Photographs by Michael Grolys
Aurora activity at Sorbyn
Wrapping up against the cold, and grabbing head torches and cameras, we spent a couple of hours on the frozen lake and managed to capture shots of the swirling columns of turquoise, purples, and yellow lights that danced across the sky.