Monday, May 27, 2013

On a Bright May Afternoon

This post is for my fellow comrades from South and Western Europe complaining about their crappy weather. The pictures were taken yesterday, and they show how how harsh is the weather we have to endure here in northern Finland. All those places are at a ≤10min walking distance from the very city center of Oulu.

A Finnish Scenery - Koli, Pt. 1

Hello folks! Last week-end was the first real summer week-end here in Finland, and I was hiking in Koli, one of Finland's numerous national parks. It provides quite the typical Finnish landscape, which is  to say plenty of lakes and a very lush forest (it goes with mosquitos as well). So here comes a first selection of the shot I took during the hike. Some are very postcard-like pictures:

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

And the Cannons of Destruction Have Begun…

No idea why I'm posting this only now, but here are some pictures I took in Suomenlinna, a sea fortress which is part of Heslinki. The pictures were taken at the very beginning of May, this time of the year in Finland where the weather remember that spring exists, and that summer is due about one or two months later. Oh and also, birds: