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Windmill park

When walking towards to Oresund Bridge, a whole new landscape opens up how people live nearby in Bunkeflostrand and what is their view from the shore revealing, for example, the Lillgrund wind farm.

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Bicycle parking

Floating bicycle parking station next to Malmö Railway station. Over fifty percent over Malmö's citizen cycle to work or elsewhere by bike.

city, culture, lifestyle, nordic, scandinavia

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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

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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.

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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.

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Oresund Bridge

At glance, the longest motorway and rail bridge in Europe. The Oresund Bridge connects Sweden with Denmark, and the city of Malmö with the Danish capital city, Copenhagen.

architecture, city, design, experience, landscape, nordic, scandinavia

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Living close to the sea

Bunkeflostrand is a suburb of Malmö which has a residential area of villas and wooden houses situated close to nature, sea and the Oresund Bridge.

city, landscape, nordic, scandinavia

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Bunkeflostrand

Bunkeflostrand is located south of Malmö and comprises few of the greatest natural areas with views on the Oresund strait between Sweden and Denmark.

landscape, nature, nordic, scandinavia

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Drying in the sun

After a well deserved swim the dog sits in the sun and dries its wet fur.

animals, nature, nordic

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Wet dog

It's kind of amazing looking at a dog when it tries energetically shaking off all the wet and water.

animals, nature

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Swimming

What can be more than awesome is to have the peace and tranquility enjoying a swim with dog and her master.

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Dog goes into the water

Hunting dogs love water and to go swimming. Luckily there was not much poisonous algae in the water, which unfortunately happens to be around in the Baltic sea these days from time to time.

animals, nature, nordic

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Hidden by reed

This archipelago is surrounded and hidden by reed. What a beautiful view standing behind it and watching into the deep sea.

landscape, nature, nordic

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Cleaning up the fish

With a sharp kitchen knife then the fish was opened up, cleaned out and rinsed.

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This must be done

To be human means also to be a hunter to survive. A fish needs to be killed first before it can be prepared further.

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We got fish

There supposed to be much fish close to the shore and in no time we caught the first fish.

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Arrival

The motor boat slowed down and we arrived at our destination.

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Interaction with holiday people

A summer day may look like this on an archipelago. Kids go with mother for a swim at the pier while the father does something on the boat.

culture, lifestyle, nordic, people, portrait

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Accessible by boat only

Archipelagos are only accessible by boat except in cold winter days when all is frozen.

culture, landscape, lifestyle, nordic

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Finnish summer retreat

During summer times Finnish people retreat to their archipelagos - their rock islands with wooden houses and sauna.

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Leaving Gumbostrand harbor

Leaving harbour of Gumbostrand behind and heading into the sea with a little motor boat.

landscape, lifestyle, nordic

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