Tag Archives: Lestijärvi

October daybreak – Lokakuun aamunkoitto

Lake Lestijärvi in Central Finland a few minutes before 8am last Sunday. I woke up and saw that the horizon was in flames. The lakeshore was only some tens of meters away. I quickly grabbed the camera and tripod, and … Continue reading

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Below the clouds and water – Pilvien ja pinnan alla

Water and clouds are / part of the same great cycle. / Man-made things will sink. Järvet ja pilvet, / osa kokonaisuutta. / Esine hukkuu. About haiku (in English) * Haikuista (suomeksi)

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… and I could touch the clouds …

Lake Lestijärvi in central Finland, July 2014, a moment before we were soaked.

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Hot days in May

I took these pictures last Saturday in Lestijärvi, Central Finland during the last day of the hot spell. We had hot weather almost everywhere Finland. These May temperatures were close to 30°C (85° F). That was exceptional. Now, a couple of … Continue reading

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Semi abstract scenes near the lake

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I took these three picture last July in Lestijärvi, central Finland. They are slightly processed, to strengthen the feeling I had then. Would you hang any of these on your wall, or use as a desktop background?

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Red stones – Punaisia kiviä

This was a stunning view. I was driving a small dirt road in the center Finland, built for forest logging, and saw a pond full of red stones. Why they were so strikingly red? Internet helped me to identify this to … Continue reading

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Mitä lukisin tänään? Mitä haluaisin tietää? Kirjasto auttaa!

Lapsuudessani lempipaikkojani oli Lestijärven kunnankirjasto, kirjastonhoitan Jenny Pirkkasen kotitalon yläkerrassa. (Kirjaston hoidon lisäksi Jennyllä oli toinenkin toimi: kotinsa alakerrassa hän piti yllä naapuripitäjän apteekin haarakonttoria eli Lääkekaappia, josta sai ostaa käsikauppalääkkeitä. Jennyssä kulttuurin ja kehon ylläpito yhdistyivät hienolla tavalla.) Lestijärven … Continue reading

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