Photography Series twenty days and one week

In 2015 we stayed for twenty days and one week in Finland. We traveled to some EcoVillages, had a cruise to Stockholm, went for Coffee many times and did some earth works.

The seats at a nearly empty plane in the sky of Finland

Flight I

When we booked our flight to Helsinki we found that without any additional costs we could have an connecting flight from Helsinki to Tampere.

Growing the seeds of the future

Growing the seeds

Growing the seeds of the future.

A ant sitting on a flower.

Ant II

Ants do a great job when there are no bees around. Don*t forget about the ants. They are great pollinators.

Field of dandelions in sunshine

Dandelions

Dandelions grow everywhere in Finland. They are a pioneer plant and used to rough surroundings.

Coffee and pulla, a traditional finish meal

Coffe and pulla

Home made pulla. What else would you want?

Detail photo of an ant sitting on a plant leave

Ants I

Close-up photo of an ant sitting on a plant leave.

A ladybeetle at a flower

Marienkäfer

A ladybeetle at a flower.

White tulip in sunshine

White tullip

a White tulip in perfect lightning.

Kahvia ja pulla

Kahvia ja pulla

Kahvia and pulla are most important in Finland. Take a chance and grab one or two or more.

A still live taken at a bath at a mökki in Finland

Still I

A still live taken at a bath at a mökki in Finland.

A desk at a Café in Laitikkala, Finland

Cafe

In the near of where we stay in Laitikkala is a nice Café. We used to go there often and have some coffee and pulla.

Juhannus rosut with fly

Juhannus rosut

I was walking arround the field while looking for flowers. I came across a bush of Juhannus roses.

A yellow flower in front of green

Flower IV

A yellow flower in front of green.

A close-up of a flower

Flower III

A close-up of a flower.

A tunnel at a train station in Stockholm, Sweden

Tunnel

A tunnel at a train station in Stockholm, Sweden.

The incineration plants at the city of Stockholm

Heavy pollutant

The incineration plants at the city of Stockholm. Doesn't incineration mean pollution? So isn't the actual correct name pollution plant?

The stern of a ferry after sundown

Enjoy the silence I

The stern of a ferry after sundown.

Sundown on top of a ferry

Midnight sun

Enjoy the silence will travelling back from Stockholm to Helsinki. Near midsummer

Arriving with the ferry in Maarianhamina.

Enjoy the silence II

Arriving with the ferry in Maarianhamina. The sea seems to be very quite.

A ferry at the port of Maarianhamina during night

Maarianhamina

A ferry at the port of Maarianhamina during night

Cars entering the ferry in Maarianhamina

the entrance

Cars entering the ferry in Maarianhamina.

The Moonlight promenade at a ferry

Moonlight promenade

The Moonlight promenade at a ferry

Arriving with the ferry in Helsinki.

Arriving

Arriving with the ferry in Helsinki, looking toward industry chimneys near the city centre.

Passengers leaving the ferry at Helsinki, Finland

Ferries, day at the sea

Passengers leaving the ferry at Helsinki, Finland.

The lights at the main train station (rautatiaasema) in Helsinki, Finland

Rautatiaasema lamp

The lights at the main train station (rautatiaasema) in Helsinki, Finland.

A close-up of a flower

Flower II

A close-up of a flower

A dandelion ready to be blown away

Blown

A dandelion ready to be blown away.

Close-up of a yellow flower

Flower I

Close-up of a yellow flower.

Proper plane in the sky of Finland

Flight II

Proper plane in the sky of Finland.

to the north

from Germany to Denmark to Sweden to Finland - by train using a Interrail ticket.

A free wish - falling star during a night in Tamera, Portugal

oh my portugal

Visting Portugal / Tamera ecoVillage in September 2014 on invitation by Solar C³ities e.V. I joined the Blueprint, a group of like minded people…

BMX - zero gravity - in Berlin

I love Berlin

Berlin, the capital of Germany. I have to say: yes, I do love Berlin.

Shadows on the wall

a Finnish year

On the 25th of May 2016 I moved to Finland with my wife. We live on the countryside near the lovely small town Pälkäne.

A small transporter besides a tree at an ecovillage

Portuguese days

In September 2017 I went to Portugal to meet with the Blueprint Alliance.

A40 Essen at night

Ruhrpott Part One - a new city

Over 8 years I took a lot of photos. I started with a Canon 60D and then switched to a Sony Nex 7. Those bulky and heavy DSLRs are like dinosaurs…

Where no one looks at

Ruhrpott Part Four - long kiss goodbye

Part four of the Ruhrpott series. The final chapter. I was already torn away from Essen.

A boat at the beach of Faro, Portugal, during low tide

into the blue

In April 2015 I went to Portugal for the 2nd Tameran Blueprint meeting.

The Park deck at the Essen Rathaus Gallery

Ruhrpott Part Three - return of the wiseguys

3rd Part of the Ruhrpott Quadrologie. I walked through the city several times at different hours.