Nature in winter

Finnish forest can be beautiful, mysterious, gloomy. But always refreshing and a nice place to visit. Soothes the mind and revives the spirit.

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Lots of accumulated snow even in the southernmost parts of the country. Lovely white Christmas!

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Strong enough current in this stream to keep it open even in temperatures of -20 Celsius.

Mushrooms those persistant little buggers

Mushrooms by Jere Ketola (JKetola)

I guess that as a Finn I am drawn to our forests. Finland is full of big and small forests and like our lakes, they are a important part of our culture. Finland is also one of the rare countries where you can freely wonder in just about any forest with our “everymans rights”. Forests are also full of wonderful details as well as a place to visit to calm your nerves and breathe fresh air.