Liessaari island at Lohja is a small but versatile recreation area

Liessaari Lohja

A day before my friend and I decided to visit Liessaari island at Lohja, it snowed again. It had already been beautifully warm but alas, as always in Finland, "fool's spring" or a cold spell…

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Lappajärvi, the great crater lake

Lappajärvi summer view

I had heard of Lappajärvi, the great crater lake, from some friends many times. So, when I got the chance to visit that part of Southern Ostrobothnia, I jumped at the chance. Lappajärvi is one…

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The magnificent Paavolan tammi oak is the most beautiful tree in Finland

Paavolan tammi oak Lohja Lohjansaari

I have visited the stunningly beautiful Paavolan tammi oak several times, and every time it takes my breath away. Seeing this green giant in all its sun-covered glory transports you to another dimension... a dimension…

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Signs of spring at Punatulkku and Pohjantikka trails in Liesjärvi

Punatulkku and Pohjantikka trails at Liesjärvi National Park

Punatulkku and Pohjantikka trails in Liesjärvi National Park are located near Korteniemi Heritage Farm. Punatulkun polku, Punatulkku trail, is a 3,1 kilometers long circle trail that departs from parking area called Lehdos situated along Korteniementie…

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