After the snowstorm

Thursday was the day the winter actually started with a little soft snowfall. Waking up to friday was an entirely different moment as a small snowstorm hit the south coast. The whole day snowed and in the evening the landscape had turned from a bleak blackish autumn to a snowy winter wonderland of frozen water.

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Saturday morning the weather cleared and it was a treat to go outside and enjoy the sunshine. The cold wind however had not yet departed so it was important to dress properly.

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Running water does not obviously freeze easy so the rapids of river Vantaa where of course open. Ice had formed on the rocks though and there was snow everywhere.

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Very few people had yet come outside, even though the weather was much nicer and it was bright.  Only a couple of people were around either walking their dogs or photographing as well..

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The storm had torn branches of the trees and this area was full of the small ones.

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Icy sea and in the distance the new rapidly developed area of Kalasatama.

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Lovely apartments built into an old factory.

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