Finland

Pictures from Finland on this page.

Are you leaving today? - We went to Finland in August 2017 to visit our son and his girlfriend and their sweet two cats.  Inti, the Peruvian rescue cat, is fond of bags and lay down on my opened… Continue reading
Cosy cat - Talvi is a black rescue cat from Tampere and lives with his friend Inti, the peruvian rescue cat, in Helsinki in Finland. When Talvi came to his new mum and dad, his dad… Continue reading
Beloved cat - Inti was born in faraway Peru. He was found in March one month old by a young Finnish exchange student in Lima in a park where people dump unwanted cats. She was lucky… Continue reading
Safety - Inti, the Peruvian rescue cat, travelled with his mom in this bag from Lima in Peru to Helsinki in Finland in 2016. I have told Inti´s story last year in This cat has… Continue reading
Inti is having an adventure - The other journey we made this year went to Finland in August to visit our son and his girlfriend and their two cats. We joined our son when he was taking Inti outdoors.… Continue reading
Floating Four-Leaf Clover - A memory from August and our visit to Helsinki. A rare aquatic fern – Marsilea mutica – in the greenhouse of the Botanical garden in Helsinki. Many thanks to Maarit for taking us… Continue reading
Bee in flower - A memory from August and our visit to Helsinki. A bee in a lilac flower in the Botanical garden in Helsinki. Many thanks to Maarit for taking us there.  I share this post… Continue reading
Inti and Talvi - The other journey we made this year went to Finland in August to visit our son and his girlfriend and their two cats. I had met Inti, the peruvian rescue cat, that travelled… 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
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

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