Ruka Nordic -weekend

It is time for one of my favorite sport event of the year, the Four Hills Tournament. It is a ski jumping event that takes place in Germany and Austria. I haven’t been able to visit there, but maybe one year I will. In the meantime I think it is good time to write about … Continue reading Ruka Nordic -weekend


Christmas tree

Christmas is finally here! I am always waiting for it nearly as much as kids wait for Santa Claus. One of our traditions is getting our Christmas tree from my father’s forest few days before Christmas. Every year I, my sister and my brother have sort of a contest for marking the best tree for … Continue reading Christmas tree

Pallas-Yllästunturi Nationalpark in October

In the darkness of this morning, trying to forget the too-warm-for-Christmas-week-weather, it is nice to remember a trip to more wintry place and weather. Last October I was spending our sons autumn holiday with my family in Lapland in Ylläs area. Unfortunately after two days the snow started melting so we decided to make a … Continue reading Pallas-Yllästunturi Nationalpark in October

Independence day in Seitseminen National Park

On 6th of December we made a trip to Seitseminen nationalpark located in Ylöjärvi and Ikaalinen. It was the Finland’s Independence Day, which is 99th this year. So we thought that there’s no better way to celebrate our country that use the services of our amazing national park system. The weather was bright but cold. … Continue reading Independence day in Seitseminen National Park