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Finland, officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country situated in the Fennoscandian region of Northern Europe. It is bordered by Sweden to the west, Norway to the north, and Russia to the east.
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Helsinki July 2013-21 - Parliament House, Helsinki - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Parliament House (Finnish: Eduskuntatalo, Swedish: Riksdagshuset) is the seat of…

FinlandParliament - Parliament House, Helsinki - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

FinlandParliament - Parliament House, Helsinki - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

PeterhoffFountains - Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Gardens & Fountains at the Peterhof Palace, St Petersburg, Russia

As the season starts to fade in Lapland the fall colours travel south like a colourful wave. By the third week in September the rolling hillsides of Koli National Park are daubed in orange, red and yellow. Climb to the top of Ukko-koli (354m) and you’ll have exactly the same view that artist Eero Järnefelt had in 1899 when he painted his iconic Autumn Landscape of Lake Pielisjärvi.  The Koli peaks are the southernmost summits in Finland and are swathed in tall, candle-like spruce trees…

Autumn in Finland: an alternative fall foliage tour

As the season starts to fade in Lapland the fall colours travel south like a colourful wave. By the third week in September the rolling hillsides of Koli National Park are daubed in orange, red and yellow. Climb to the top of Ukko-koli (354m) and you’ll have exactly the same view that artist Eero Järnefelt had in 1899 when he painted his iconic Autumn Landscape of Lake Pielisjärvi. The Koli peaks are the southernmost summits in Finland and are swathed in tall, candle-like spruce trees…

Sentinels of the Arctic, Finland

12 Surreal Places on Earth You Won’t Believe Exist

Although Eero Järnefelt painted endless scenes of Koli it was his brother-in-law, the composer Jean Sibelius, who captured the mythic spirit of Finland’s forests in his radical symphonies. Inspired by Koli and the dark tales of the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic poem, Sibelius wrote most of his major works from his beautiful lakeside villa, Ainola (ainola.fi), on the shores of Lake Tuusula, barely 40km north of Helsinki.  You can visit the house with its glazed Scandinavian stoves and…

Autumn in Finland: an alternative fall foliage tour

Although Eero Järnefelt painted endless scenes of Koli it was his brother-in-law, the composer Jean Sibelius, who captured the mythic spirit of Finland’s forests in his radical symphonies. Inspired by Koli and the dark tales of the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic poem, Sibelius wrote most of his major works from his beautiful lakeside villa, Ainola (ainola.fi), on the shores of Lake Tuusula, barely 40km north of Helsinki. You can visit the house with its glazed Scandinavian stoves and…

Catedral de Alejandro Nevsky, Tallin, Estonia, 2012-08-11, DD 46 - Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Tallinn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Tallinn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Warm, lemon-yellow sunshine on a cornflower blue lake; the sound of leaves falling in the forest like soft rain; carpets of crimson berries crunching underfoot – nowhere does autumn come in such a burst of sensory glory as in Finland.  Locals even have a special name for the fleeting season, ruska, and for a few short weeks in September and early October ruska pilgrims head out to catch summer’s final flourish before the winter darkness descends.

Autumn in Finland: an alternative fall foliage tour

Warm, lemon-yellow sunshine on a cornflower blue lake; the sound of leaves falling in the forest like soft rain; carpets of crimson berries crunching underfoot – nowhere does autumn come in such a burst of sensory glory as in Finland.

KALMAH BLACK WALTZ

KALMAH BLACK WALTZ

Beach in Suomenlinna - Suomenlinna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Beach in Suomenlinna - Suomenlinna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Suomenlinnaferry - Suomenlinna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Suomenlinnaferry - Suomenlinna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Finland flag

Finland flag

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Tallinn - interior - Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Tallinn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Tallinn - interior - Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Tallinn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Panorama cropped - Suomenlinna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Panorama cropped - Suomenlinna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mariella Kustaanmiekka - Suomenlinna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mariella Kustaanmiekka - Suomenlinna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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