I had a magnificent birthday present for my 50th anniversary: I got a possibility to do a five weeks long hike trough five large wildernesses. See the long hike as a slideshow one pic per day!
In this twelve post series I've told about over one hundred wilderness huts, about their origins, and with map links. After this it's time to write about something else... But first welcome to see 15 more hut pics! 🙂
Many cozy and personal wilderness huts are built by hiking associations or such. See some examples.
Red Campion inspired me to select ten wild beauties from my photo archives!
The weather conditions are just perfect right now. This is the best time to hike! Or...
In this post you'll find some more extraordinary origins for wilderness huts.
Imagine it's 19th century and you are living in the middle of forest. No road comes to your home, and there are no tractors or other oil-based helpers. Clearing a forest or a rich mire into a field is very hard work, and there is not much field area around your house. How do you feed your cows during winter? By reaping hay from bogs.
Water mill is a fascinating invention. There used to be thousands of water mills in Finland. Most of them are ruins now, but some are restored as sights, and some even serve as wilderness huts.
Imagine the life of a fire guard. Alone deep in the middle of backwoods, and with a great responsibility. What better place to imagine this than a wilderness hut that used to be a fire guard's cabin! In addition the scenery is superb.
This is my 100th blog post! See what have been the most viewed topics. And see what my two new books look like!