Wednesday, June 27, 2012

MIDSUMMER


Some photos of my midsummer in the Finnish archipelago :) For those of you who don't know the Finnish traditions: midsummer is the longest day of the year, and on that night the sun shines around the clock. Or at least in Lapland it does - in southern Finland we have a few hours of darkness. The first picture is taken nearly at midnight, so you can see that it's nowhere near dark around that time! It's traditional to have a bonfire at night, go to the sauna and have a swim in the sea or a lake afterwards. For our family, it's also become a tradition to have a barbeque with friends. I hope you guys on the other side of the screen had a lovely midsummer too!

2 comments:

  1. Great pictures!!!
    And the cake looks very good :)

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    1. Thank you! Believe me, it was :D

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