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Autumnal Photo Walk in Helsinki

The most colourful time of the year is in Helsinki again: Autumn! This week nature has completely exploded with the brightest of colours from green to all shades of yellow, orange, gold, red and auburn.

After several weeks of dark and cold autumn rain, now during past few days we have been very lucky and have enjoyed some of the most beautiful autumn weather with sunshine and blue skies. Today I woke up early in the morning and headed to the outdoors to capture some autumn colour and beauty with my camera. Continue reading

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In Photos: Autumnal Colour Explosion in Helsinki

During the past few weeks mother nature has given us the best front seats to watch the playful autumnal game of changing of the foliage colours here in Helsinki.helsinki_autumnhelsinki_autumn_hakasalmenhuvila

A couple of weeks ago a strong autumn storm swept over Helsinki, the capital of Finland, and I was so afraid of loosing all colourful leaves that trees were carrying but luckily Continue reading


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Best Places to See Autumn Colours in Helsinki

Every year summer in Finland ends with an autumnal explosion of colour in nature. This special season even has a name in the local language Finnish called ‘ruska’. It is when nature changes colours and foliage turns yellow, orange, red and auburn. Air is crisp. Days are windy and cloudy with occasional sunshine, rains and storms. Nights get darker and longer. This is autumn in Finland.helsinki_autumn_töölönlahti

In Helsinki, the capital of Finland, autumn foliage has just burst into the brightest of colours during the last few days. Therefore I want to take you on an autumnal photo walk to my favourite places in Helsinki to see the best of Continue reading


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Fifty Shades of Autumn in Helsinki

Autumn – the most beautiful time of the year in terms of colours – is here in Helsinki and nature has now completely changed its colours from green to all shades of yellow, orange, red and auburn.

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This playful game of changing of the colours is what we call ruska in Finnish. The peak season normally only lasts for a couple of weeks in October. During the past few weeks mother nature has really given its best here in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Continue reading