Linnunlahti at night
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Linnunlahti at night

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Images à proximité de Joensuu

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A: Milky Way

Par Rami Saarikorpi, à 10 mètres

Milky Way, Joensuu, Finland

Milky Way

B: Sunset

Par Rami Saarikorpi, à 10 mètres

Sunset

C: Linnunniemen huvila

Par Rami Saarikorpi, à 360 mètres

Linnunniemen huvila

D: Insomnium the band

Par Rami Saarikorpi, à 380 mètres

Insomnium the band

Insomnium the band

E: Fireworks at Ilosaarirock 2010

Par Rami Saarikorpi, à 510 mètres

Fireworks at Ilosaarirock 2010. Bad Religion on the stage.

Fireworks at Ilosaarirock 2010

F: Tarot 1

Par Rami Saarikorpi, à 520 mètres

Tarot in Ilosaari rock 2010. Taking 360 pano at the stage.

Tarot 1

G: Bad religion

Par Rami Saarikorpi, à 520 mètres

bad religion in Ilosaarirock 2010

Bad religion

H: Tarot

Par Rami Saarikorpi, à 520 mètres

Tarot in Ilosaari rock 2010

Tarot

I: Insomnium

Par Rami Saarikorpi, à 520 mètres

Insomnium in Ilosaari rock 2010

Insomnium

J: Faith No More

Par Rami Saarikorpi, à 530 mètres

Faith No More in Ilosaari rock 2010

Faith No More

Ce panorama é été pris à Joensuu, Finland

Ceci est un aperçu de 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.

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