Kemijarvi is the furthest North you can get by railway in Finland. The town itself is actually not so charming, but it a good starting point for trekking expeditions out into Laplands great nature. It's a land full of mosquitos and lakes. We were there in the high season (July) and after 2 days of reasonable weather it started pouring down. We spend 4 days deciding to quit Lapland. We were the only guests in the camping site at Pyhatunturi anyway. Eventually we got on a train to Rome.
But there was a special "blue" mood in Rovaniemi, and have often thought of going back. It must be great on a sunny day there in the national parks.
Needles to say that this photo was taken in heavy rain, and that it effects the visibility / clarity of the air
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ktanska (28729) 2014-08-30 1:18
This picture has special mood that is enhanced by sepia toning. Feeling of a small town on a bad weather is well presented.
kasianowak (10021) 2014-08-30 1:29
Lots of mood and old style charm in this image skilfully presented in sepia.
Your note reminds me of the many rainy summers I spent in the north of Europe.
CLODO (35362) 2014-08-30 4:18
it seems that the Ašores anticyclon was low inlatitude this year, leading to rain all over Notrh Europe (and even in SW of France where I live!). The sepia mood adds to the nostalgia of the sunny days!