Kvarken Archipelago

The reason to visit Vaasa was to take in the nearby Kvarken National park, an area where the landscape shows  signs of post glacial rebound. Since the compression of the last ice age the ground is now returning to its original position and that is happening here along the Finnish coast. In 2006 Kvarken National park becameContinue reading “Kvarken Archipelago”

Three Nations Border Point

The Three Nations Border Point can be reached by ferry or an 11 km one way walk from Kilpisjärvi. There are a few different ways it can be reached of varying difficulty, I chose to take the ferry one way and return on the Malla Trail to Kilpisjärvi Via Pikku Malla making the total distance 16Continue reading “Three Nations Border Point”

Alta Rock Art

The rock art in Alta, Norway is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In actual fact, what look like paintings are carvings into the rocks surface. When the site was discovered in the 1970’s they coloured in the images so that they could be seen more easily, this technique is no longer practiced making some ofContinue reading “Alta Rock Art”

Helsinki Cathedral

Many cities have a landmark, place or object that symbolizes the city and represents it’s imagine to the world, London has the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, New York’s would probably be the Statue of Liberty and the freedom it represents to the American people, and Paris the Eiffel Tower. This week I amContinue reading “Helsinki Cathedral”

The Lost Landmarks

Here they are. My suggestions of landmarks that I think are a must see and that weren’t present on the 60 Landmarks to See Before You Die article. I haven’t been to every country so my short list is compiled from places that I have personally been and photographed. Now I can recommend them to you.Continue reading “The Lost Landmarks”

Landmarks in London

This week I am talking about landmarks after being inspired by a list of landmarks to see before you die. Yesterday, I posted images from my visits to London. Even though I am from the UK whenever I visit London I always feel like a tourist, usually because I am showing around a friend. The tourContinue reading “Landmarks in London”

Landmarks You Must See

Below is a compiled list of 60 landmarks that you apparently must see before you die. I was slightly disappointed with my low score of only eight. When compiling these types of lists i can see how it would be difficult to include everything but these are places to see before you die, surely that shouldContinue reading “Landmarks You Must See”