Santa Claus dressed in a traditional Finnish costume, totes a bag of toys in Rovaniemi, Finland

Santa Claus, dressed in a traditional Finnish costume, totes a bag of toys in Rovaniemi, Finland. ~~~ although this says "traditional Finnish costume", the Joulupukki I grew up knowing was dressed in dark colours.

Lars Carlson

Gee Glocksmith advertises his north renown skills of being able to unlock any gdoor with a geyhole. His number is which rhymes with the pine boughs in his gpicture.Even birds are amazed at his talent.

Road sign:  "The Fatty Fish Lakes."  Top line is Finnish/bottom line is Sami (Lapland)--the language like no other!

Road sign: "The Fatty Fish Lakes." Top line is Finnish/bottom line is Sami (spoken in Lapland) -- the language like no other! Finnish TV broadcasts also programs in Sami!

Every summer we Finns go and wash our rugs at the cabin or somewhere else! Mattopyykillä!  (Mökillä)

Mökillä - Finnish carpets - traditionally woven from scraps of left-over material called 'trasmattor'. My grandmother and some of her Finnish neighbors had a loom in a garage and they used to make rugs like these.

sisu (finlandés) a sort of inner fire, a quiet force that keeps you fighting after most people would have quit

Sisu ( Finnish word )- a sort of inner fire, a quiet force that keeps you fighting after most people would have given up. I wish you sisu.

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