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Copyright: Iiro Sairanen
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njifoo
Imatra town bicycle road in southern Finland
njifoo
Imatra town bicycle road in southern Finland
njifoo
Imatra town bicycle road in southern Finland
njifoo
Imatra town bicycle road in southern Finland
njifoo
Imatra town bicycle road in southern Finland
njifoo
Imatra town bicycle road in southern Finland
njifoo
Bicycle road near Imatra, Finland
Mika Vartiala
Osmo´s Cosmos Bar, Imatra,Finland
Mika Vartiala
Shower Room at Osmos Cosmos Bar
Mika Vartiala
Osmosauna
Mika Vartiala
Osmo´s Cosmos Bar, Imatra, Finland
Mika Vartiala
Osmo´s Cosmos Gold Records
Iraklis Kavouklis
The Monastrery of Agios Pandeleimon - Tilos - Greece
Jakub Hruska
On SchRs 1550 Excavator in Tusimice mine
Sam Simbulan
Juneau coast
Jakub Hruska
Tusimice open cast mine
Pablo Castillo - 360Ecuador
Bartholome-Galápagos
ehcsimred
Magic Carpet
Maciej G. Szling
Morskie Oko
Jürgen Matern
On the old Navajo Bridge over Marble Canyon
Pablo Castillo - 360Ecuador
Inside the Boing 737-200
Jürgen Matern
Inside Double Arch in Arches National Park
Sergej Esnault
Sunrise over Saharan desert Erg Chebbi - Morocco
Scott Anderson
Old Man of Storr 2, Isle of Skye, Scotland
Iiro Sairanen
Backyard
More About Finland

Finland is the jam. It came from an exploding egg, the egg of a water bird, the top half of which you can still see in the shape of the starry canopy that hangs over the earth.Finland is the most sparsely-populated country in the EU with only 5 million people. It's also been ranked the second most stable country in the world, after Norway.Historically, Finland has been a part of Sweden and later, Russia. It was an autonomous Grand Duchy during the Russian Empire's reign and lasted as such until their declaration of independence in 1917. Subsequently Finland survived a civil war and wars against both Russia and Nazi Germany to eventually settle down as an EU member circa 1955.Finnish language is cool, it's totally unrelated to the whole Latin-root thing. Its closest relative is Hungarian. Linguistic historians estimate that it came from northern central Russia from 3000BC.If you're in Helsinki, the museum at Suomenlinna has some interesting bunkers and military wreckage, including a submarine!Caught on camera! Here's your long-awaited proof. Santa Claus comes from Finland.Apart from Lappland, the other thing most people are familiar with out of Finland is aquavite. Literally it translates to "water of life" but it may make you feel more like you are dying when it hits your throat.Text by Steve Smith.