Helsinki ヘルシンキ


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While in Helsinki during Sept. 4-8, 2005, I gave a slide show, visited the photo museum, and saw a Japanese cannon at the Suomenlinna fortress.

最初にヘルシンキに数日間滞在して日本のお祭りスライドショーをやったり、写真美術館へ行ったり、日本製の海軍砲も見つかりました。

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Kuusamo Nature Photo 2005 クーサモ


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Kuusamo is in northeast Finland slightly below the Arctic Circle. I was invited to their 10th Kuusamo Nature Photo festival in September 9-17, 2005 to give slide shows of Japanese photographers.

クーサモはヘルシンキから飛行機で70分で行ける北東の自然いっぱいの町。2005年9月にクーサモのネィチャーフォトの祭りへ招待されてスライドショーをあげた。

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Julma Ölkky ユルマ・オェルッキュ


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Near Kuusamo is this scenic canyon lake where we went on a boat cruise and nature hike.

クーサモから日帰りで、全長約3キロの峡谷湖にボートクルーズとハイキングを。

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Kuhmo Bear Hides クーモ


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Lassi Rautiainen took us on a wildlife photo safari at his bear-watching stations (hides) in the wilderness of Kuhmo. We saw a wolverine and two bears.

ヒグマの観察と撮影のためにクーモという地域へ行った。クズリも見た。

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Näränkä Trail ナェラェンカェ


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Nice forest trail near the Russian border southeast of Kuusamo. We also visited an old farmhouse now restored and available for rent.

クーサモの南東にあるナェラェンカェは、ロシアの国境の近くにある森林のハイキングコース。

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Kitkajoki River キトゥカヨキ川


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Near Kuusamo, we shoot the rapids on rubber rafts on this river from Käylä to Lake Juuma.

クーサモから日帰りでこの川の早瀬下りのコースも挑戦しました。

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Food 美味しいもの


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Photos of Finnish food.

フィンランドに食べたもの。

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Japan Day


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Snapshots of the jam-packed Japan Day event on April 9, 2006 at the Annantalo Arts Centre in Helsinki. They had various activities to introduce Japanese culture. I also held a photo exhibition there to show Japanese costumes and festivals. The Japanese ambassador to Finland and his wife also attended.

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