Finland in lights! Seen from space

Finland in lights! Seen from space - Suomi valossa

Finnish rye bread and real butter.

Bread and butter. One of my favorite foods in the world (especially if the bread is whole grains and the butter from Normandy) From Slaughterhouse were served rye bread and butter and salami with cheese and white wine on the flight home.

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Kalevala: the Finnish national epic ~ The first edition of the Kalevala appeared in 1835, compiled and edited by Elias Lönnrot on the basis of the epic folk poems he had collected in Finland and Karelia. This poetic song tradition, sung in an unusual, archaic trochaic tetrametre, had been part of the oral tradition among speakers of Balto-Finnic languages for 2,000 years.

Akseli Gallen-Kallela, illustration of Kalevala, the Finnish national epic.

The kicksled consists of a chair mounted on a pair of flexible metal runners which extend backward to about twice the chair's length. The sled is propelled by kicking the ground by foot. There is a handlebar attached to the top of the chair back. Kicksled is POTKUKELKKA in Finnish.

The kicksled consists of a chair mounted on a pair of flexible metal runners…

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