True Nordic Culture Explored
All images, graphic art work, and writing © 2012-2017 ihana / Rafael Rybczynski. All rights reserved.

Viewing all content in nature

Selfie

Danish underground outdoor parties at Refshaleøen are the best. Annually organized Søndagsvenner event stimulates the youth through finest electronic music and place in the nature to dance and chill.

culture, Denmark, event, lifestyle, multiculturality, nature, people

#copenhagen  #culture  #dancing  #denmark  #electronic music  #event  #industrial  #island  #københavn  #multiculturalism  #nature  #nordic  #northern europe  #outdoor  #people  #refshaleøen  #scandinavia  #summer  #søndagsvenner

Design for eternity

Designed in the sixties by the architect Aalto this stone garden furniture stands out on this rocky beach.

architecture, design, Finland, landscape, nature

#archipelago  #design  #finland  #finnish design  #forest  #island  #nature  #nordic  #outdoor  #retreat  #rocks  #scenery  #sea  #sipoon saaristo  #stone  #stone garden furniture

Berry picker

There are many ways how to pick blueberries. I would use my hands, but of course, there exist berry picking tools like the rake depictured which helps quick and effortless to pull off berries without pulling the leaves.

culture, nature, nordic, people

#berries  #berry picker  #berry picking  #blueberries  #finland  #forest  #health  #male  #nature  #outdoor  #summer  #work

Watering the plants

To keep the herb garden good right watering, soil and keeping bugs off are just a few of the things you must do daily.

culture, food , lifestyle, nature, nordic

#bird scarer  #countryside  #culture  #finland  #flowers  #garden  #herb garden  #herbs  #kulloo  #male  #nature  #nordic  #northern europe  #outdoor  #plants  #summer  #trees  #vegetables

Sauna house

Every countryside place in Finland does have its own sauna house for relaxation after work or leisure. This building remarkably is hidden in the wild vegetation within this garden.

culture, lifestyle, nature, nordic

#architecture  #birch  #building  #bushes  #countryside  #culture  #finland  #kulloo  #nature  #northern europe  #outdoor  #sauna  #sauna house  #summer  #trees  #wooden construction

Teaching awareness

Helsinki's Recycling centre educates children and parents on environmental information. It conducts storytelling useful stories through puppet theatre.

culture, education, event, nature, nordic, people, recycling, scandinavia

#children  #city  #culture  #education  #festival  #finland  #helsinki  #kierrätyskeskus  #maailma kylässä  #multiculturalism  #northern europe  #outdoor  #people  #puppet theatre  #scenery  #storytelling  #suomi  #world village festival

Unwanted

Unwanted Industrial wastes moulded together. A small hill of asphalt layer surrounded by a spray-painted concrete wall. A graffiti explains a terrifying Danish vision.

culture, graffiti, landscape, nature, scandinavia

#asphalt  #copenhagen  #culture  #denmark  #event  #graffiti  #island  #københavn  #mural  #nature  #nordic  #old industrial area  #outdoors  #refshaleøen  #scandinavia  #scenery  #spray paint  #summer  #søndagsvenner  #waste

Beautiful couple ice walking

Ice walking is a unique experience. If you like to go on the ice, Helsinki has a lot of great possibilities in the winter when the Baltic Sea, rivers and lakes are frozen.

city, experience, nature, nordic, people

#adventure  #belowzero  #culture  #finland  #forest  #frozen sea  #helsinki  #ice walking  #icewalking  #landscape  #munkkiniemenranta  #munkkiniemi  #nature  #nordic  #northern europe  #outdoor  #people  #scenery  #suomi  #winter

Lake ice walking

Wintertime in Finland is known as the period of magic and chill. After many weeks of cold temperatures ranging up to -25 C, the sea becomes frozen. This is the time to walk lakes or the sea with friends and family.

culture, experience, lifestyle, nature, nordic

#adventures  #boats  #culture  #finland  #forest  #frozen lakes  #harbour  #ice walking  #icewalking  #landscape  #majvik  #nature  #nordic  #northern europe  #outdoor  #panorama  #people  #scenery  #sipoo  #snow  #suomi  #waterfront  #winter

The Drydock

The Suomenlinna drydock, build in the 17th century, is one of the oldest working dry docks in Europe, and as such the oldest in Finland. It is used to repair boats and barges.

architecture, landscape, nature, nordic

#archipelagos  #architecture  #autumn  #barge  #boats  #buildings  #cranes  #culture  #discovery  #drydock  #finland  #fortress  #helsinki  #islands  #maritime  #nordic  #northern europe  #outdoor  #panorama  #sailing  #scenery  #sea fortress  #sky  #sunset  #suomenlinna  #suomi  #sveaborg  #unesco world heritage  #water

Sunset at harbor

Sunset at Suomenlinna yacht harbor. A boat is maneuvering to its anchoring spot. Another one is taking down its sails. Peaceful transition before a summer storm.

architecture, landscape, nature, nordic

#archipelagos  #architecture  #autumn  #boats  #buildings  #culture  #discovery  #finland  #fortress  #harbor  #harbour  #helsinki  #islands  #maritime  #nordic  #northern europe  #outdoor  #panorama  #sailing  #scenery  #sea fortress  #sky  #sunset  #suomenlinna  #suomi  #sveaborg  #unesco world heritage  #water  #yachts

Outrunning the storm

Outrunning the storm at Suomenlinna. There are several beautiful spots to make unforgettable sunset images such as at the wooden houses next to the yacht harbor.

architecture, landscape, nature, nordic

#archipelagos  #autumn  #boats  #buildings  #cranes  #culture  #discovery  #finland  #fortress  #harbor  #helsinki  #islands  #maritime  #nordic  #northern europe  #outdoor  #panorama  #sailing  #scenery  #sea fortress  #sky  #sunset  #suomenlinna  #suomi  #sveaborg  #unesco world heritage  #water  #yachts