Category Archives: Photo

It’s time for hot glögg (4 days to Christmas)

You might call it mulled wine or Glühwein but hear in Nordic countries and Estonia it is glögg. Enjoy! A daily countdown to Christmas, with eight photo posts, some are more, some are less “Christmas-like”. All pictures taken during this December.

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In Mrs. Claus’ shop (5 days to Christmas)

Without decorations there will be no Christmas. And who would be a better shop keeper than Mrs. Claus. A daily countdown to Christmas, with eight photo posts, some are more, some are less “Christmas-like”. All pictures taken during this December.

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How can I catch that light? (6 days to Christmas)

Christmas Market at Tallinn, Estonia, 8 December. A young admirer of moving and sparkling lights was a bit frustrated not been able to catch one. A daily countdown to Christmas, with eight photo posts, some are more, some are less “Christmas-like”. All … Continue reading

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Freezing sea (7 days to Christmas)

It’s early December. First frosty nights. The sea is getting a thin ice cover. A daily countdown to Christmas, with eight photo posts, some are more, some are less “Christmas-like”. All pictures taken during this December.

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The smile

This is a picture I took during my random walk on the streets of Bangkok a while ago. The more often I look at it, the more I like it. Why? The look and smile. The colors. How devoted to … Continue reading

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Cape canary in Simon’s Town

This week’s tweeter is the yellow-dressed Cape canary (Serinus canicollis, harmaaniskahemppo in Finnish). I saw this small (11-13 cm) passerine bird  in Simon’s Town in South Africa. It is a resident breeder in southern Africa. o – o – o I will post every … Continue reading

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The Secretarybird has a bad-hair-day every day

The secretarybird (Sagittarius serpentarius, sihteeri in Finnish) is a very large, mostly terrestrial bird of prey. Endemic to Africa, it is usually found in the open grasslands and savannah of the sub-Saharan region. The secretarybird is instantly recognizable as a very large … Continue reading

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