Posts Tagged: ice
Pikkukoski is a great place to experience Finnish winter; at the same time you can see ice climbing and ice swimming. Who is crazier than who, is up to you. So far I have only tried ice swimming, and I
In Finland we like to “pilkkiä” = go ice fishing. As the Baltic Sea is so clean, you can even do it right in the city center. Today I met Vesku, a master of ice fishing. He taught me that
Since 1952 this ferry has been running between Helsinki Market square and Suomenlinna maritime fortress. The ferry goes even during the coldest months when the Baltic sea freezes. I love the ride – the views and the sound of crushing
Frozen rivers are unpredictable, as the water runs underneath the ice revealing its power only by the rapids. By these frozen rapids of Vanhakaupunki (=old town) Helsinki was originally founded in 1550.