The morning of 1st Spetember 2016 wasn't the most cheerful one. I got up from my bed, making slow advances towards the kitchen to brew my morning coffee for one final time. As the old coffee machine made grumbling noises, I walked into the balcony for probably the last time. My contract for Apartment E101 … Continue reading Apartment E101
Wikipedia describes Orienteering as "a family of sports that requires navigational skills using a map and compass to navigate from point to point in diverse and usually unfamiliar terrain, and normally moving at speed." One such rainy Monday afternoon, my friend Gaurav, his workmates and me set out on our adventure of Orienteering. We were … Continue reading Orienteering
The title roughly translates to Finnish Winter 2016. There is something about winters, something colorful. Usually, people associate winters with darkness, long nights, but I tend to appreciate the snow covered silence, the cold breeze. This winter was rather severe, compared to my previous experiences, with the mercury dropping as low as -33, in Tampere. … Continue reading Suomen Talvi ’16.
This March, I had the chance to visit the winter wonderland, the home to Santa Claus =D, "Lapland". Located in the northern part of Finland, peeping just above the Arctic Circle, the region is surely a place worth visiting. Sparsely populated, even by Finnish standards, the place sees hurling tourists, all throughout the year. We … Continue reading Things I did in Lapland =D