Monthly Archives: September 2014

These stairs are not for me …

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Lestijoen syksy – Autumn at river Lestijoki

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En ole tänä syksynä käynyt Pikkuradan ja Lestijoen risteyksessä ihailemassa Raivion syksyä. Kuvani syyskuulta 2006 ja lokakuulta 2010 sopivat kuitenkin tähän ajankohtaan. Hieno paikka käydä milloin vain, vaikka autolla tai kanootilla. * * * The autumn colors at river Lestijoki starting from lake … Continue reading

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Early morning at Bengtskär lighthouse

Bengtskär, the highest lighthouse in Scandinavia.

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Berlin Photo Diary 2014 – Rusira Mixtett in b-flat

Sometimes a visit to a jazz club you don’t know turns out to be interesting. This was the case when we found our way to b-flat acoustic music & jazz club in Berlin late June. We checked in advance that there was live music, … Continue reading

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Berlin Photo Diary 2014 – Holocaust Memorial (Holocaust-Mahnmal, אנדרטה לזכר יהודי אירופה שנרצחו)

Impressive memorial. Simple. When I walked between the concrete blocks, I could not know who is around the corner. I was not able to be prepared who to meet. Somebody I knew? My travel companion? A stranger? Irrationally, the longer I stayed there, I was … Continue reading

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Berlin Photo Diary 2014 – Victory Column (Siegessäule)

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After three war victories (against Denmark 1864, Austria 1866 and  France 1870-1) Prussia built the Victory Column (Siegessäule) to commemorate the wins. The statue was inaugurated 1873. Originally the column was located on the Königsplatz near the Reichstag building and had three rings. It was … Continue reading

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Willow Warbler (haiku) Pajulintu

Warm September day. Willow warbler considers: “Now to Africa?” Lämmin syyspäivä. Pajulintu harkitsee: “Nytkö Afrikkaan?”

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Berlin Photo Diary 2014 – Rummels Bucht

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You are in Berlin? Need a break? Like cosy environment? Enjoy good jazz? Don’t mind t to walk a bit? Then go to Rummels Buch at Paul-und-Paula-Ufer. It’s here. Every Tuesday until end of September you can enjoy nice recorded jazz … Continue reading

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Berlin Photo Diary 2014 – To Oderberger Strasse with U2

Oderberger Strasse in Prenzlauer Berg is the street full of cafés, small shops and easy living. I visited it during last July, but I believe it can be as vivid at any time of the year. If you like to … Continue reading

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Wood pigeon’s first month of life

Last August I was lucky to be able to follow the nesting of a pair of Common Wood Pigeons (Columba palumbus), on a very close distance. These visibly urbanized pigeons made their nest on a climber at our balcony, where they … Continue reading

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