Jurmo

One last look at summer and my favourite island to this day – Jurmo.

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Örö Fortress Island

Örö was a closed military island from 1915 to 2015. From 2015 onwards the public has been able to access the island by boat or ferry. However, the island has been quite a difficult business venture as so far three different entrepreneurs have tried their hand at it, failing financially each time.

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Hello October

Once again, I found myself abandoning my blog for other exciting activities. I did say that I want to savour summer for all it’s worth but it’s been months since summer ended here!! I’m not sure what I’ve been doing with the time I used to use for blogging, as I certainly haven’t had any […]

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Utö

Summer seems like a long lost memory by now as the leaves transform into bright colors and we are reminded of the long winter ahead. Nevertheless, let’s take some time to remember Finnish summer before the snow kicks in.

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Oh, for the love of summer sunsets

At the moment I’m awaiting summer excitedly. The sun has been shining almost everyday, the weather has warmed and I feel much more energetic than during the dark winter.

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Isosaari Island

Hopefully soon we can say that Spring is around the corner. Till then we can reminisce about summers long gone and plan for the upcoming one.

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Sommaröstrand Guest Harbour

This summer our sailing trip took us to fourteen different harbours. One of my favourites was Sommaröstrand. Take a look and see for yourself!

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Gone Sailing

This spring and summer I haven’t been as active on my blog as I would’ve liked to be. There just doesn’t seem to be enough time to write posts, edit photos or follow other bloggers’ blogs! I know next Fall isn’t going to be any easier as I’m going to start studying, but I love […]

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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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