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Midsummer night in Savonlinna

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130621-saimaa-c2-IMG_9940In Finland summer is short and usually pretty cool.  Finns get crazy about midsummer having parties through the longest day when it does not get dark.  It is usual to burn big bonfires like in the pic.  The castle behind is Olavinlinna where is held every summer Savonlinna Opera Festival.

2 responses

  1. Vicki (from Victoria A Photography)

    Looks like a lovely setting for a big bonfire and a party.

    June 22, 2013 at 4:57 pm

  2. Reblogged this on blaming the norm and commented:
    Breathtaking.

    June 23, 2013 at 1:30 am

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