Tag Archives: Finland
Summer nights in Finland are quite spectacular.
Summer is the most pleasant season to visit Helsinki, which is a city of nature, of brilliant clear colors, fresh air, and refreshing walks. The main cathedral (Tuomiokirkko) dominates the view of Helsinki with its pure white structure and green … Continue reading
One of the relentless habits of the Finns is drinking coffee. It is not farfetched to talk about Finnish coffee culture, which manifests itself in the large number of new and old cafés in small towns and big cities as … Continue reading
The paths and roads in the forests that are now used for skiing and walking, with or without snow shoes, will soon (everything is relative, obviously) transform into lush and green paths for hiking. At the moment, the snow-covered wooden … Continue reading
This week I had an opportunity to attend some cultural events in Joensuu. On Thursday I went to see the “world premiere” of a Finnish opera, “Rautatie” (“The Railway”), which was a modern composition based on a book written by … Continue reading
The temperature this week has vacillated between -19 and -30. The extreme cold is no different to extreme heat, like the + 40 Celsius that hits you in the summer in Italy; it is quite unbearable. You hardly spend any … Continue reading