tampere, finland

in honor of my paternal gr. grandfather Alex Tirkkonen who immigrated to America from Tampere. I've never been there but I'd love to go some day. It looks beautiful!
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Finland

Christmas at Kittila, Lapland, Finland. Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort. It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the area of the former Lappi province.

Suomi Finland

Suomi Finland (by MsMoney). I´ve been to most of the places mentioned here. On this map you can see where our capital Helsinki is situated. <<< Lappeenranta is like my other home.

Tampere, Finland - reflections by penttja, via Flickr

Tampere town hall on a bright spring day. On a reflection you can see Tampere theathre and central square´s old church.

We found it somewhat curious, when we began to look at our itinerary for our time in Tampere, that most of our activities would actually take us out of Tampere. What became clear is that in spirit, there is little distinction between being inside the city and being outside. ~ Click the photo to discover what Tampere, Finland has to offer.

Winter Activities in Tampere, Finland

Tampere Christmas Market - Tampere, Western Finland

This photo from Western Finland, South is titled 'Tampere Christmas Market'.

A statue called the Wind from the sea, made by Rafael Saifulin, standing at Rantakatu in Hanko, Finland.

A statue called the Wind from the sea, made by Rafael Saifulin, standing at Rantakatu in Hanko, Finland.

~~} "Carpet washing platform or mattolaituri in Finnish. These can be found all over Finland, by rivers, lakes or the sea."

Carpet washing platform or "mattolaituri" in Finnish. These can be found all over Finland, by rivers, lakes or the sea.

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