Hartola – Koskipää mansion

Visiting Hartola for the first time, there is not that much to see but we saw the main attractions I assume. The main green building dates from the 1828. The larder is from the same period and has been built over cellars which date back to the 18th century. The red side building was constructed…

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A day walk in Seurasaari

Here are some photos from our day walk on a Beautiful summer Sunday in Seurasaari Island, Helsinki. Hope you have the time to go through all the pictures of this lovely place. The island provides a lovely setting for outdoor recreation, sun worshippers and walkers. The tame ducks, swans and geese swarming around the white…

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Old milieu of Strömfors Ruukki

Old milieu of Strömfors Ruukki ( Ironworks area) old building in a beautiful setting.

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The Weekend in Black and White

A street view from Tammisaari, Finland This post is linked to  The Weekend in Black and White

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Sepia Tones

I think Sepia colors works well with old buildings and things – and portraits.     More tones at: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Sepia Tones

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Fort Langley B.C

Fort Langley, is a beautiful small town, in recent years, many of the village’s old buildings have been restored. The restorations, combined with its rural setting, access to the river and mountain vistas,  and the old Fort itself, make it a thriving tourist center. Outdoor recreation includes canoeing, fishing, hiking . The town has served…

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