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Finland (and a little Estonia) – photos from Summer, 2011

January 6, 2012

Nancy picking blueberries near Salameh in central Finland - July, 2011

A summer in Finland after 21 years. We enjoyed ourselves, spending most of our time with old friends. It remains a stunningly beautiful country, although its knockout social programs are somewhat weaker and the polarization between rich and poor – hardly noticeable in the late 1980s – is striking today, the impact of neo-liberalism somewhat eroding this bastion of Nordic social democracy.

Click here for the photo album posted on google photo. I’ll label them over the next few days

2 Comments leave one →
  1. January 7, 2012 3:25 am

    Cool photos. Really, because I know just end long lasting Helsinki photos. You may compare my photos from Helsinki and Yours.

    Here is my main page:

    http://sartenada.wordpress.com/

    Happy week-end!

    • January 7, 2012 9:05 am

      thanks for your pictures Sartenada… just started to look through them. will do so later today with wife Nancy…

      you’re a fine photographer – professional quality. tell me, why do you copyright your photos? never thought of doing that with mine… just wondering.

      anyhow will look through the collection and get back to you

      best,

      rob p.

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