Halloween is not a big thing in Finland, but it is trying to be. And I don't understand why.
The word metsä – Literary quote
Sometimes the places just look like they are out of this world. And when I see a forest like that, I think of this quote.
Camping alone – with an intruder
I spent a night in the woods alone in October. Some might think it is brave. Is it?
Finnish folklore and the creation of Milky Way
Finns are often said to be "connected to nature". These Finnish folk traditions and folklore I talk about circle around trees.
Writing and writing – Trying to find time to write
There just seems to be too little time in the week when there is so much you have to do and even more things you want to do!
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.
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.