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Willy Kaemena
Boat Quay
Lev Trusov
Novgorod. Yaroslav's Court.
Willy Kaemena
Merlion's Head
Willy Kaemena
Singapore Flyer
Willy Kaemena
Batu Cave 3
Gregory Panayotou
(Nearly) Inside Rano Kau Volcano
Iraklis Kavouklis
"Fruit market in Kos town-Greece"
John Gore
Inside the Port Shepstone Lighthouse
Matt Nolan
Last group photo of the 2008 field season on McCall Glacier (080819 1234)
Uwe Buecher
Cathedral of Worms, southern portal
yunzen liu
The Best Viewpoints of Li River on laozhaishan mountain桂林阳朔兴坪老寨山
Hans Molenkamp
Hungarian-Turkish War Memorial at Szigetvar
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.