Votive ships of Seili

Seili is an island in inner archipelago located north to Nagu at 60°14.4′N 021°57.7′E. I’ve been waiting to pay a visit on the island, as it has super interesting/horrifying history as a leprosy island and later a madhouse for mentally ill women, what ever that ment back in the days! As I’ve been into islands, …

   

Never cut

what you can

untie

Winds change fast

One old wise woman I call my mother, used to say every now and then, that “tuulet muuttuvat nopeasti” –winds do change fast. And during my journeys, it has came in my mind again and again. Nothing really is solid and permanent, except change. And that seems to be scary for us human kind, as …

Mother’s Day

Rent A Finn

Fun! You never know what leads to on new stuff 😀 As I tend to like people, I end up to meet all kinds of persons on my way. I’ve never cared outer titels nor how big is your cash balance, instead I cared how people treat each other, and can I laugh with them. …

Checking the course

I’ve met many people on my adventures, and some of them I’ve called difficult. I’ve changed my opinion on them. These days, I see, I just didn’t understand them, and they did not understand me. Sometimes the lack of understanding leads you to wrong course. It may be just one degree wrong on the map …

Home harbor

Oh, it really happened. My home is in the middle of the beloved Baltic Sea, on a small island Utö. And it feels so right. You know, you pretty often move, when you are FORCED TO: you are divorcing, you have plumbing renovation coming ahead, you don’t want to live by yourself anymore, your landlord …

           

MEN ON THE GROUND,

TEND TO LOOK DOWN.

MEN AT THE SEA,

LOOK UP TO THE WINDS THAT ARE FREE.

At the Sea

What I love in the sea, is its soothing, constant change. Ocean is mellow, calm and kind, but as well it is full of rage, stormy and cruel. And everything between. And it is it all that makes it so magical! You cannot control it, or pick the part you want out of it. When …

Rite of passage

As one story ends, new begins. Even Benjamin Button knew it, though his stranding techniques in clip above☝🏼 would get my ship wrecked pretty fast. (No matter how handsome Pitt is in the scene…)😍🤔😳 And between ends and beginnings, it is crucial to do the rite of passage: Really finish what was old, so one …