Take the cable car up to the Sugarloaf Mountain and be boring. Or climb all the way up and enjoy the view much longer.
Camping alone – with an intruder
I spent a night in the woods alone in October. Some might think it is brave. Is it?
Västerby – Trail runs and tent spots
Visit Västerby recreation area in Finland. I challenged myself with a trail run but a calm camp night is just as good option.
National dress skiing – aka, car in a ditch
I tried to take part in National Dress Skiing, but nature and cars were against me. Sometimes I wish I didn't have to drive at all.
Before the storm – Tapiontaival trail in Salmi
There was time to go for a quiet winter walk before the snowstorm Valtteri/Malik arrived.
Wilderness cafes – Skiing in Lapland
Wilderness cafes and ski trail cafes are a common in most of the touristy areas in Lapland. They are part of the skiing culture, which has long traditions in Finland.
Midwinter magic in pictures. Snow makes everything brighter and more elegant. Winter in Finland is beautiful.
Autumn colours and mice with silicone diet – Herajärvi trail
About 60 km of walking in Eastern Finland? Absolutely! Herajärvi trail in Koli National Park was brilliantly autumnal. Golden colours and cheeky animals.
Penny-bun, Boletus edulis, Herkkutatti
I use my English mushroom book alongside the Finnish one because, for some reason, I want to learn the names in English as well.
Best time to pick mushrooms?
Autumn is here and mushrooms are about. Is there a best day to pick mushrooms?