Our days at sea

People ask quite often when on island “So, what do you do here then? Like how do you spend your days?”. It is super interesting, as nobody asked it from me when we lived in the city. Question is related to “Where are you children?” when you’re out having a good time, or “How can …

Tranquil midsummer

Turning point, summer solstice. Days have been good on rocky islet, specially the absence of rush and hurry have made our days here. We’ve still had a lot to do here. One of the most valuable thing in archipelago is the time vacuum, though it doesn’t mean you don’t work or do a lot. It …

Island Fever

There is a concept of feeling isolated and not getting out, certain kind of claustrophobia called island fever. It’s said to be most strongest on islands far away at the sea, like Hawaii and similar, but it occurs on every island, even in my home island. Though I definitely love this rocky islet in outer …

Hunt of Hiiumaa lighthouses

Around Baltic Sea hides many amazing lighthouses, and we went to hunt few of them down in Hiiumaa island, Estonia. Originally we were in Estonia with my buddy JM to find some surf, but most of the time conditions were better for searching lighthouses, so we decided head up  by car to Hiiumaa with ferry …

Bengtskär lighthouse

Begtskär lighthouse has been on my list a long time to pay a visit, as it is one of the best know lighthouse in Finland. Place has interesting history, and stands strong on the rocks in southwest of Finnish archipelago. There is even an option to spend the night over there, which must be amazing …

Utö Island

59°46.9’N, 21°22.2’E is the most southern part of Finland – island called Utö. It is most oldest place in Finland, where used to lay a lighthouse on (around year 1753). Navigating nearby Utö is not the easiest route, and island got known from sunken ships nearby it. Place is very harsh and bare, but at the …