Saturday, 6 December 2014

pallas
































Sorry about the absolute photo dump, I couldn't choose which photos I liked best, ha! These are all from the Pallas area in Lapland, which is actually the most northern part of Lapland I've ever been to. (I'd love to go further up and cross the boarder to Norway as well!) We went in the end of August, and the leaves were only just turning colourful for ruska. It was all kinds of lovely. I swam (even though the water was around +10°C!), took loads of photos and even went for a few hikes. (People who know me in real life would actually never believe me if I said I hiked, as everyone thinks I'm so lazy and inactive, haha. My high school P.E. teacher also thought I developed a bad attitude towards sports as I grew older. I actually used to be really into sports until I was around 14, but most of my friends didn't know me back then and think I've always been a wee prick lazing around the house..) Most of the time when people ask me how it was growing up in Finland or something similar, I simply say it's orite. But it is beautiful. I like living away, it makes me appreciate things I had more:-)

Thinking of Finlandia this Independence Day, forever grateful for all the veterans and other brave people.

15 comments :

Ina R. said...

Wooow the landscape looks stunning! I love the pictures so much! New addition to my bucket list <3

Amy said...

Oh wow it looks absolutely amazing there! Your photos are wonderful. :)
Amy xx

Perfect Imperfections

Eena said...

Lovely photos! Also, seeing your really pretty hair bun makes me wish my hair was long enough for that sort of bun, haha

Eena
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xx

Ilianne M said...

Love the landscape photos! So lovely *_* :)

Lady parisienne said...

oh these pictures are so beautifull and you look lovely!
Have a great week!

Corinne said...

Don't apologise for the photo dump! I want more. More more. The photos are stunning, I'd love to visit Lapland :)

Corinne x
www.skinnedcartree.com

Sara Gerard said...

Beautiful photos! This is making me yearn to travel!

Christina L said...

Thank you for lovely comment. These photographs are just a dream, it makes me want pack a bag and explore. I really need to be more carefree and a wonderer. :D will follow on BL if i'm not already lv

kimiandme.blogspot.co.uk

Hena Tayeb said...

lovely photos

Kitty said...

gorgeous photos, looks like you had a great time :)
www.meowandme.co.uk xx

Dainté said...

gorgeous photos ! you look lovely :))

Alice Young said...

I love all of the photos. don't apologize for putting them all in aha!

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Laura said...

Ina R. - thank you, lovely! it really is beautiful up there, definitely worth a visit! x

Amy - thank you, hen! xx

Eena - thank you, chick! haha, you genuinely don't need any hair at all to do the bun! xx

Ilianne M - thanks, love! x

Lady parisienne - thank you very much, dear! you too! x

Corinne - i actually have so much more of these photos, but pretty sure this was enough, ha! glad you liked them, doll:-) and it really is an interesting place to visit if you've never been/haven't lived there! xx

Sara Gerard - thank you, sweets! makes me want to travel more as well:-) x

Christina L - you're welcome, hun:-) and thank you! i wish i explored more too, but somehow seem to not have the time to do so.. x

Hena Tayeb - thank you, lady! x

Kitty - thank you, pet! i did:-) x

Dainté - thank you, thank you, chicken! x

Alice Young - so glad you like them, girl! x

Nieszka said...

such great scenery!! and how cute is that colorful sweater!

Laura said...

Nieszka - isn't it! and my mum told me i could take the sweater, but i didn't and now kind of wish i had, haha.. :-) xx