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Finnish summer

Sea House on one of the islands in the Finnish archipelago  How amazing to live in that house so near to the sea on all sides.    photo by phototouring flickr

Sea House on one of the islands in the Finnish archipelago How amazing to live in that house so near to the sea on all sides. photo by phototouring flickr

Folk Costume and Kantele (traditional plucked string instrument of the zither family native to Finland, Estonia, and Karelia)

Folk Costume and Kantele (traditional plucked string instrument of the zither family native to Finland, Estonia, and Karelia)

So? You still don't have to talk to them.

So? You still don't have to talk to them.

Finland, 1918: Verna Erikson, one of the few women students at the University of Technology, was in the "Whites" party (versus the communist "Reds") in the country's brief but bloody civil war. With women friends, she smuggled arms for the Whites. Here, she posed with a gun and 1,350 rounds of ammunition, about to smuggle them across the city under her fashionable coat. Within the year, she had been awarded the Order of the Cross of Liberty, and had died of breast cancer. Click for her…

Finland, 1918: Verna Erikson, one of the few women students at the University of Technology, was in the "Whites" party (versus the communist "Reds") in the country's brief but bloody civil war. With women friends, she smuggled arms for the Whites. Here, she posed with a gun and 1,350 rounds of ammunition, about to smuggle them across the city under her fashionable coat. Within the year, she had been awarded the Order of the Cross of Liberty, and had died of breast cancer. Click for her…

outdoor sauna, helsinki

outdoor sauna, helsinki

You know you're Finnish when 80C (180F) in sauna is chilly,  but 20C (70F) outside is freaking hot.

You know you're Finnish when 80C (180F) in sauna is chilly, but 20C (70F) outside is freaking hot.

Mämmi is a traditional Finnish Easter dessert. Mämmi is made from water, rye flour, and powdered rye malt, seasoned with dark molasses, salt and dried powdered Seville orange peel. The mixture is then allowed to go through a slow natural sweetening process before being baked in an oven until set. Preparation takes many hours, and after baking the mämmi is stored chilled for three to four days before being ready to eat.Generally mämmi is eaten cold with either milk or cream/vanilla sauce…

Mämmi is a traditional Finnish Easter dessert. Mämmi is made from water, rye flour, and powdered rye malt, seasoned with dark molasses, salt and dried powdered Seville orange peel. The mixture is then allowed to go through a slow natural sweetening process before being baked in an oven until set. Preparation takes many hours, and after baking the mämmi is stored chilled for three to four days before being ready to eat.Generally mämmi is eaten cold with either milk or cream/vanilla sauce…

Miss Finland 1919 – Rauha Aaltonen

Miss Finland 1919 – Rauha Aaltonen

Finnish female bodybuilder and fitness model Heidi Vuorela.

Finnish female bodybuilder and fitness model Heidi Vuorela.


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