Posts Tagged: winter

Epiphany in enchanting Suomenlinna

Freezing cold weather (-20 celsius), sun and unfrozen sea make magic! Today we celebrated Epiphany, that is a public holiday in Finland, and there was a special programme for the occasion in Suomenlinna, so we just had to go there as the

Epiphany in enchanting Suomenlinna

Freezing cold weather (-20 celsius), sun and unfrozen sea make magic! Today we celebrated Epiphany, that is a public holiday in Finland, and there was a special programme for the occasion in Suomenlinna, so we just had to go there as the

Sunny start for the year 2016!

Happy new year! After spending almost the whole Christmas at home with feverish children, I love to go outdoors and enjoy the cold winter days that are finally here. It even snowed for the first time so much, that it

Sunny start for the year 2016!

Happy new year! After spending almost the whole Christmas at home with feverish children, I love to go outdoors and enjoy the cold winter days that are finally here. It even snowed for the first time so much, that it

White Christmas in Helsinki!

Merry Christmas! This year the snow arrived just in time to turn the dark and rainy Helsinki into a winter wonderland. Today, after two happy but hectic days of family Christmas with anxious children (first waiting desperately the arrival of

White Christmas in Helsinki!

Merry Christmas! This year the snow arrived just in time to turn the dark and rainy Helsinki into a winter wonderland. Today, after two happy but hectic days of family Christmas with anxious children (first waiting desperately the arrival of

Carousel – winter fun for everyone!

Back at home! I’m a Christmas person and the very first day after our arrival, to get into the Christmas mood we head to the Senate Square where Helsinki Christmas Market is hold. There are over 100 booths selling Finnish craft, design,

Carousel – winter fun for everyone!

Back at home! I’m a Christmas person and the very first day after our arrival, to get into the Christmas mood we head to the Senate Square where Helsinki Christmas Market is hold. There are over 100 booths selling Finnish craft, design,

Winter light

Four seasons – four different lights. During the winter sun stays close to horizon, shades are long and the light has it’s own special colour. The hours of light are just few and the shades alter all the time. I

Winter light

Four seasons – four different lights. During the winter sun stays close to horizon, shades are long and the light has it’s own special colour. The hours of light are just few and the shades alter all the time. I

Cold spell in spring, vol I

“Hooray! More snow!” That wasn’t my reaction yesterday when it started to snow. We had been enjoying a long sunny period with plus degrees during the day, snow was melting from the streets, I had just put my winter jackets

Cold spell in spring, vol I

“Hooray! More snow!” That wasn’t my reaction yesterday when it started to snow. We had been enjoying a long sunny period with plus degrees during the day, snow was melting from the streets, I had just put my winter jackets

Icy sports

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

Icy sports

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