Iittala Ultima Thule

Ultima Thule by Iittala, Finland- classic Finnish glassware. My souvenir from Finland I think!

Suomi Finland (by MsMoney)

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.

Finland was one of the most successful countries at the Olympic Games before World War II. At the 1924 Summer Olympics, Finland, a nation of only 3.2 million people at the time, placed second in the medal count behind the U.S.A. Perhaps most significantly, Finnish long-distance runners dominated the Olympics during the 1920s–30s. Paavo Nurmi won a total of nine Olympic gold medals between 1920 and 1928 and set 22 official world records between 1921 and 1931.

Paavo Nurmi from Finland at the 1920 Olympic Games - nicknamed "The Flying Finn" - He won 3 gold medals at the 1920 games and went on to win 6 more gold medals at the 1924 games.

Finland

Old growth forest Ancient ecosystems, old-growth forests consist of trees that have never been harvested. These forests are, in some c.

Salmiakki

Finnish liquorice, best in the world. Especially the salty-sweet type, salmiakki, salt liquorice (also known as salmiak or salmiac). It's strong, salty and SO GOOD! And the Finns make it best :-D

2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony

Hanna-Maria Seppala in 2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony

Hanna-Maria Seppala of the Finnish Olympic swimming team carries her country's flag during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 2012 in London, England.

Tarja Halonen, former President of Finland and the first female to hold the office.

Tarja Halonen, President of Finland and the first female to hold the office.

Finland

Snowy Night - Moominhouse - Finland - what a beautiful round blue house in the midst of winter

Finland

Finland Location: Europe Status: UN Member Country Capital City: Helsinki (Helsingfors) Main Cities: Tampere, Turku, Espoo Population: Area: Currency: 1 euro = 100 cents Languages: Finnish, Swedish Religions: Protestant

Finnish players observe a minute of silence in memory of legendary Finnish defenceman Pekka Marjamäki who died of a heart attack, at the beginning of the Group H game France vs Finland in the 2012 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships in Helsinki, Finland, on May 10, 2012. Marjamäki represented Finland in ten World Championships and twice in the Olympics, and wore the blue and white national team sweater 251 times. He was voted into the World Championship 1975 All-Star Team and named the…

Finnish players observe a minute of silence in memory of legendary Finnish defenceman Pekka Marjamäki who died of a heart attack, at the beginning of the Group H game France vs Finland in the 2012 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships in Helsinki, Finland, on May 10, 2012. Marjamäki represented Finland in ten World Championships and twice in the Olympics, and wore the blue and white national team sweater 251 times. He was voted into the World Championship 1975 All-Star Team and named the…

Afrikan tähti <3

Afrikan tähti from 1951 (African Star boardgame)

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