Tag Archives: Winter

Eyewitness: Winter in Finland

Every year we are trying to encourage our readers and correspondents to send us their best winter snapshots from all around the Baltic rim. However, it seems that most contributions come from Kuopio in Northern Savonia, Finland. The image below features the Puijo Tower. Its revolving restaurant makes the 75 meter high observation tower one […]

Eyewitness: Travelling South from Warsaw

Our photographer Piotr Herbec has been travelling south from Warsaw over Poland’s wintery roads. He caught in his lense not only a glimpse of a central Poland turned winter wonderland, but also the restaurants and hotels lining the roads connecting the country’s major cities. Frequently, these are built in a style reminiscent of the traditional houses of the […]

Eyewitness: Kuopio, Eastern Finland @ -29°C

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Fire foxes & Aurora Borealis

By Kristofer Jäntti The Northern Lights are a curiosity, especially in the northern countries of the Baltic Sea Region. Their beauty captivates the imagination, and for many, including this author, the prospect of seeing one remains an unrealised dream. However, their presence has not gone unnoticed by the ancients – the earliest cave paintings in […]

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