From book reviews: "This really is guidebook writing at its best." "Overall, this is one of the best guidebooks I’ve seen on backpacking in Scandinavia." "The book does a very good job at its two main tasks. Does it make me want to go hiking in Finland? Yes. Does it give me the information I need to do so? Yes." (I stuck this post to the top of my blog, so the newest post is below this one.)
One early reason to build shelters deep in the wilderness was hunting and fishing. Here you'll find some examples of wilderness huts that were originally built for those purposes.
There are hundreds of open wilderness huts in Finland. How come there are so many, and why? There are ten main reasons for building huts, and these reasons show interesting history about moving about in the wilderness. This post is an index to ten posts about this subject.
Autumn colors are over for this year now, but come and see six pics!
I've been hiking a lot lately, and therefore I've had too little time for blogging. I try to be more active now! Here's some pics from first snow hikes.
One evening here we only had less than two hours before it got dark. Was there any sense in going for a short canoeing tour? Sure was! Wonderful sunset!
Rock paintings are signs our ancestors made several thousands of years ago. Here I describe top 4 rock painting sites in Finland.