Monthly Archives: November 2013

Let your imagination fly – Sculptures by Mi Kuoppa

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This week I had a chance to visit Galleria 4-kuus in Helsinki.  I knew that my good old friend Mi Kuoppa was exhibiting her sculptures there jointly with six other artists. – And just by accident I happened to meet her in … Continue reading

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Heavenly gas

Gas pump on the backyard of the  Mikael Agricola church in Helsinki, Finland. In case you need an extra gallon for the last mile?

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Autumn – Syksy – Hösten – Otoño – Herbst – Automne – Sügis …

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All pictures taken this autumn in Southern Finland.

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The Joy of Failing

I had last week an opportunity to join a startup pitching session at Nestholma Imaging Startup Program – and pitch my own business idea as well. Like in the Dragons’ Den, you know. Well, in fact we were not in the Den yet. … Continue reading

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Microclimates of the Andes

When driving in the Andes, you can now and then see a small, lush, green stripe on the bottom of the valley: a microclimate. They are like small paradises within the harsh, dry desert. The all-knowing Wikipedia tells that the microclimate “is a … Continue reading

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Christ the Redeemer of the Andes has his head high in the clouds

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At almost 4,000 meters (about 12,600 feet) above sea level, Christ the Redeemer of the Andes (in Spanish Cristo Redentor de los Andes) must be one of the highest located large monuments in the world.  The figure facing the line of the … Continue reading

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Guanaco – the camel of the Andes

There are about half a million guanacos in in South America, but it was still a nice surprise to see one while driving high in the Andes, somewhere here. The Argentine side of the Andes is very dry and there are … Continue reading

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