Monthly Archives: June 2015

Approaching Croatia

The blueness of Adriatic Sea and the roughness of Dinaric Alps, that’s what I saw today through the window of Norwegian when landing on Dubrovnic in Croatia.  What will I see between the mountains and the sea during the next … Continue reading

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Copse snail (lehtokotilo)

The peak time of copse snails (Arianta arbustorum) is now. It is one of the most widespread species for Central Europe, also in Finland. Near our home you cannot avoid seeing – or even stepping on – them. You can … Continue reading

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Midsummer eve 2015 in Finland

The morning of Midsummer eve last Friday looked rainy in Mäntsälä in Southern Finland, but the day turned to be dry but cool. But who cares about the weather, when it’s time to enjoy one of the biggest holidays in … Continue reading

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I need a rest

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Bangkok during dusk

(Time to plan the next trip to Thailand?)

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Fruit seller waiting for customers

Seen in Beidaihe, China some years ago, but I guess the same can be seen today.

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Redstart defies the cold spring – Leppälintu sinnittelee viileässä alkukesässä

We have far less migrating birds this spring than for many years in Finland. May was cool and now, early June, the summer temperatures are still only a dream. Birds who are eating insects can find less food now. We … Continue reading

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African penguins are adorable animals

African penguins (Spheniscus demersus), also known as Jackass penguins, are only found on the south-western coast of Africa, living in colonies in the coastal line of Namibia and South Africa. I took these pictures at Boulders Beach in Cape Town, where they can be … Continue reading

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Squared flowers

Where to go, thinks the bug (heteroptera) – the petals are my highways.

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Flowers – Kukkia

In the very center of Helsinki, in Kiseleff House, 2nd floor you can find Hei Helsinki Gallery. Till June 7 there is an exhibition of artworks inspired by flowers. * * * Helsingin keskustassa Senaatintorin reunalla, Kiseleffin talon toisessa kerroksessa on … Continue reading

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