Share Your World – July 3, 2017

Summer is on! Too bad it’s cold and windy in Finland. But I do love the light nights nevertheless. Here’s this week’s answers to Cee’s Share Your World – do take part in the fun with your own post.

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Weekend on Vallisaari Island

Last summer I visited Helsinki’s Vallisaari with Katy, a fellow blogger from the States, on our island hopping escapade. At the time, staying the night on the island on your own boat was forbidden. When I heard that it was finally possible this year, hubby, son and I headed there for a short weekend getaway.

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Transient

In summer, many Finns live a transient lifestyle, moving from place to place by boat. xx

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Midsummer on Stora Herrö Island

Amazingly it’s Midsummer again! Midsummer is quite a big thing in Finland – most people leave the cities and head for the countryside. Helsinki resembles the world in Walking Dead – not a soul in sight. This year Spring was awfully cold in Finland but here’s hoping the Midsummer weekend gives us a surprise.

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Kaivopuisto Air Show – Suomi Finland 100

This year Finland celebrates 100 years of Independence. The centenary year means many exciting celebrations throughout the year. One of these was the Air Show at Kaivopuisto in last Friday.

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Share Your World – May 29, 2017

Time for one of my favourite challenges – Share Your World. It gives you a window into other people’s worlds all over the globe!

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Evanescent Cherry Blossoms

Yesterday I made my way to the Roihuvuori neighbourhood to catch a glimpse of the evanescent cherry blossoms at the Kirsikkapuisto (Cherry Park). There’s not many places to see sakura in Helsinki and if you are not quick to go when the flowers have bloomed, you might miss the whole event!

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