Finland

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Mural by Multicolored Dreams at Myyrmäki - Visiting Helsinki in Finland in November 2016 I visited Myyrmäki railway station that is painted both on the inside and on the outside covering 600 square feet of wall space painted by the… Continue reading
Mural by Multicolored Dreams at Myyrmäki - Visiting Helsinki in Finland in November 2016 I visited Myyrmäki railway station that is painted both on the inside and on the outside covering 600 square feet of wall space painted by the… Continue reading
Window - One of the bedrooms at Ivars farm on Seurasaari in Finland, with a window looking out on the trees. When the russian Tsar Alexander I visited Finland in 1819, he stopped at Närpiö, where… Continue reading
Last part of mural painting by the old railroad in Helsinki - Visiting Helsinki in Finland in August I was guided to the murals decorating the old sunk railroad through Helsinki that nowadays are for biking and walking. The picture above is from the center of one painting and… Continue reading
The other end of the mural painting along the old railroad in Helsinki - Visiting Helsinki in Finland in August I was guided to the murals decorating the old sunk railroad through Helsinki that nowadays are for biking and walking. The picture above is from the same painting as last week… Continue reading
Self portrait in mural painting along the old railroad in Helsinki - Visiting Helsinki in Finland in August I was guided to the murals decorating the old sunk railroad through Helsinki that nowadays are for biking and walking. The picture above is from the same painting as last week… Continue reading
Pink waterlily in the Botanical Garden in Helsinki - Visiting the Botanical garden in Helsinki I saw this beautiful pink waterlily.
Center of mural painting by the old railroad in Helsinki - Visiting Helsinki in Finland in August I was guided to the murals decorating the old sunk railroad through Helsinki that nowadays are for biking and walking. The picture abobe is from the center of one painting. Many… Continue reading
Nymphaea ‘Kew’s Stowaway Blues’ in the Botanical Garden in Helsinki - Visiting the Botanical garden in Helsinki I saw this beautiful cultivated waterlily: Nymphaea ‘Kew’s Stowaway Blues’.
Waiting for breakfast - Early in the morning – the cats are awake – waiting for mum and dad to wake up and serve breakfast. Boring to wait so one has to do some things to entertain… Continue reading
Small fly - Peeking with my lens on flowers and fruits I often come across insects living their life. You don´t see them until you come close or have a lens to look through. Here i… Continue reading
In the corner of the window - This is a bit elusive, Look in the lower right corner of the window and see the squirrel tail. I didn´t manage to catch the picture before he was almost gone. He is… Continue reading
In the corners of an old house on Seurasaari in Helsinki - Two corners from Ivars farm, built in 1764 in Närpes in Finland. It was also an inn for travellers and Tzar Alexander visited the house in 1819 on his visit to Finland. The farm is… Continue reading
Giraffes in Helsinki - In a corner on the balcony of the natural museum at Helsinki two giraffes look out. I share this post with The Daily Post´s weekly Photography Challenge: Corner.
Winter is coming – Talvi on tulossa - I saw a poster taped on the glass to a shelter on a bus stop at Isokaari on Lauttasaari in Helsinki, Finland, saying “Talvi on tulossa” – “Winter is coming”, asking if someone knew… Continue reading
Mural by Multicolored Dreams at Myyrmäki - Visiting Helsinki in Finland in November I visited Myyrmäki railway station that is painted both on the inside and on the outside covering 600 square feet of wall space painted by the ten-person… Continue reading
One of my wishes - I wish to visit my children, my daughter in England and meet the horses she works with, and to visit my son and his girlfriend in Finland and see this little guy again… Continue reading
2016 in Retrospective - It has been a tough year but I am sharing  some highlights here with The Daily Post’s weekly discover challenge: Retrospective. Click on the pictures to follow the picture trail and read the captions to… Continue reading
Dangerous path leading to unknown destinations - My path this year has been somewhat laborious in many aspects and I must admit I have certain fear for what next year will bring. But one must walk on, over morasses and… Continue reading
Relaxed cat - This is Inti keeping me company on a visit to Helsinki to see my son and his girlfriend. Inti was rescued in Lima in Peru in March 2016 as a tiny one month… Continue reading
Mural by Tellaksen in Helsinki - Visiting Helsinki in Finland last week I was guided to this beautiful mural by Italian mural painter Tellaksen in Sörnäinen – Sörnäs. Look closely below, there is a cat sitting in the window.… Continue reading
Mural by GraffitiSthlm in Helsinki - Visiting Helsinki in Finland last week I was guided to this mural at Sysmänkuja, Vallilaand. The mural is painted by the Swedish duo GraffitSthlm as part of Upea16 Street Art Festival . Many… Continue reading
This cat has a story - In a window in Helsinki a tiny cat sits looking out on the street. He looks at the birds in the sky, the squirrels on the other side of the street, the cars… Continue reading
Birch tree reflections - A mottled fascinating reflection with birch trees on flooded ground taken on a walk along the beach on Drumsö – Lauttasaari in Helsinki at easter 2016 at the end of March. I am sharing… Continue reading
Memories from my travels -   In recent years I have travelled to several countries to visit my children. These pictures are memories from England, Japan, Finland and Estonia. To see the captions click on the pictures. In… Continue reading
The Easter Witch - Walking on Drumsö – Lauttasaari on Maundy Thursday I saw something odd on a roof of the little café by the road just before the bridge to central Helsinki. After all it was… Continue reading
Painting by the building of Länsimetro in Helsinki - Visiting Helsinki in Finland during Christmas week I came across these paintings on boards fencing the project that is going to be a metro station on Lauttasaari or Drumsö as the Swedish name… Continue reading
Painting by the building of Länsimetro in Helsinki - Visiting Helsinki in Finland during Christmas week I came across this painting on a board fencing the project that is going to be a metro station on Lauttasaari or Drumsö as the Swedish… Continue reading
Three pines / Tre julgranar - English text below the Swedish text. Tre julgranar från tre olika länder, Finland, Estland och Sverige, alla av den typ som kallas för riktiga Disney-granar, stora med massvis av ljus. Three pines as christmas trees… Continue reading
Over the bridge and away - Originally posted on Weekly Weather:
Christmas decorations along the Esplanadi in Helsinki on our way to the harbour to go to Sveaborg. Sunday afternoon and we went over the Öresund bridge to Copenhagen…

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