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Teddy bear travel to Lapland to meet Santa

12-21-2010 08:08 BJT

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Many children dream of travelling to Lapland to visit Santa, but if the Arctic Circle is too far they can do the next best thing. For just under 200-U.S.-dollars, kids can send their favorite stuffed animal instead.

Let's meet Nalle. He's from Espo in southern Finland, but he's currently enjoying a holiday in Lapland.

Nalle is the cherished teddy bear of a group of children at a kindergarten in Espo, and they decided he deserved a special treat.

Here he is with his personal guide having his photo taken at the entrance to Santa's official office.

Many children dream of travelling to Lapland to visit Santa, but if the Arctic
Circle is too far they can do the next best thing.

His holiday has been organized by Teddy Tours Lapland.

The company was formed in 2009 by Marja Ylinampa after she read about Teddy Tours Berlin, a company that takes teddies around the German capital.

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