Söderskär lighthouse [1862 - Porvoo Islands, Helsinki, Finland]

Söderskärin majakka ~~ Söderskär lighthouse~~ Söderskär near the Gulf of…

Cobbled Streets - Old Porvoo (I remember pushing a double pram up :-o)

Cobbled Streets - Old Porvoo (I remember pushing a double pram up :-o)

Christmas, Porvoo

Porvoon joulu, Christmas in Porvoo, Finland. I used to buy presents from here to my granny.

Söderskär lighthouse. Finland.

overnight stay on a distant island in a lighthouse - topped off with a great ferry journey among the islands

Tove Jansson. Summer in Klovharu island, Finland. Lucky us, we have visited the island...

Tove Jansson: My magical Moomin Christmas

finland // the summer book tove jansson swimming near her finnish island.

Runeberg's torte (Finnish: Runebergintorttu) is a Finnish pastry flavored with almonds and rum or arrack and it usually weighs about 100 grams. There is usually raspberry jam in a sugar ring on the tart. The torte got its name from the Finnish poet Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804–1877) who, according to legend, enjoyed the torte with punsch for every breakfast. Runeberg's tortes are typically eaten only in Finland and are available from the beginning of January to Runeberg's birthday on…

Runeberg's torte (Finnish: Runebergintorttu) is a Finnish pastry flavored with…

Tove Jansson's cottage @ Pellinki, Finland. Creator of the Moomins.

Tove Jansson's cottage in Klovharun island in Pellinki. Jansson was a Swedish-speaking Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author. Tove Jansson is best known as the author of the MOOMIN books for children.

Porvoo, Finland

* Porvoon Paahtimo, Bar Cafe by the Porvoonjoki river on the old town of Porvoo, Finland.

Island Soderskar rocks, Finland. Photo Miika Silfverberg. Miika is recommending to visit this island, use search word Söderskär.

Miika is recommending to visit this island, use search word Söderskär.

A Day Trip To Pretty Porvoo (Borgå), Finland

Day Trip to Porvoo (Borgå

Just an hour by bus from Helsinki and you are in the incredibly pretty old town of Porvoo (Borgå in Swedish).

Porvoo is Finland's second oldest town, a beautiful city full of history.

Porvoo is Finland's second oldest town, a beautiful city full of history. The timeless and unique atmosphere in Old Porvoo attracts travellers from all over the world. Porvoo is located ca 50 km east of Helsinki.

Porvoo is a smalltown on southern coast and it has a very picturesque old town. really charming, where you can feel the atmosphere of lovely wooden houses of yesterday, now used as apartments, shops, and cafés.

One day trip from Helsinki. Porvoo is a smalltown on southern coast and it has a very picturesque old town. really charming, where you can feel the atmosphere of lovely wooden houses of yesterday, now used as apartments, shops, and cafés.

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