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Cold Days

The year has started out with freezing fingers and beautiful sunsets over here.


Sibelius and squirrels

In Helsinki, not far from the city center, lies a park that harbors a strange monument. Sibeliuksen monumentti (Sibelius’s monument) consists of a disorderly arrangement of metallic pipes, mimicking those of an organ, resting on pillars that hold the massive sculpture above the ground. 271 more words


Europe (near) Scandinavia : 1-15 July 2016 (part 8 - Finland : Helsinki & Porvoo)

Finland sebetulnya bukan termasuk negara Scandinavia. Namun kami mengunjungi Finland sebagai penutup dari trip Scandinavia kami. Finland lebih tepat digolongkan ke dalam Nordic Country, negara di Utara Eropa.  4,589 more words


Open water swimming in Helsinki

Summer’s pretty much ended here in Finland as the weather’s cooling down and nights are falling earlier after the summery white nights. It might not seem like a good time for summing up the beach scene hereabouts, but here I go anyway. 1,039 more words


Wonders of Seurasaari

Seurasaari, located north-west of the center of Helsinki, is a place loved by tourists and locals alike, for it is a beautiful island where you can lose yourself in the forest. 395 more words


Helsinki: Traditional Midsummer Celebrations at Seurasaari Island

For Finns, Midsummer at the end of June means celebration of the long white night, also called the nightless night. In Helsinki this means that the sun sets at 10:50 pm and rises already a couple of hours later at 3:55 am. 753 more words