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Leivonmäki National Park

Monday, July 8, 2019 | Eemeli Nättinen Aistikko Visuals
In addition to fine forest and lake scenery Leivonmäki National Park possesses extensive bogland areas and fascinating duckboard nature trails
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Well-being from ice swimming

Friday, February 22, 2019 | JASMINE RAHKONEN
The water temperature is a couple of degrees above zero and the air is bitterly cold. Every time I walk to the shed, serving as the dressing room, before a dip in the hole in the ice, I ask myself: why am I doing this? And every time when standing at the end of the hole and looking at the cold surface of the water, I wonder how crazy you have to be to go in. But it’s amazing how your mood can swing from one extreme to another: after a dip in the ice-cold water you feel so euphoric that it’s impossible to explain it to another person who has not felt the same. What’s more, you become so addicted to this wonderful feeling that you start wanting more!
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The camera followed by fans of Aurora Borealis – the Northern Lights – is located in Finland’s darkest municipality

Monday, February 18, 2019 | HEIKKI SULANDER
We stood to examine the camera that half of Finland’s Northern Lights hunters take a look at online each evening. It wasn’t really that impressive, but it plays a vital role in catching the Northern Lights. A few moments later we would learn that in fact it was just a by-product of other types of skygazing.
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City of Light offers plenty to see and experience

Thursday, September 13, 2018 | Elisa Hillgen
Jyväskylä is known both at home and abroad as a celebrated City of Light. This means that Jyväskylä has been among the first to grasp the significance of aesthetic and avant-garde urban illumination in city planning. The basic task of lighting is to provide citizens with a feeling of safety and assist them in going about their lives, but well-designed, aesthetically pleasing lighting also generates an image boost for the cityscape and creates, for example, the necessary preconditions for a whole gamut of business activities and events.
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How to take better photographs when travelling

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 | JUSSI JUDIN
Nowadays every one carries some sort of camera. It records our daily lives, our holidays and helps us remember our travels. Often when we tell our friends what we have been doing, we do so by means of photographs. We take a lot of pictures, but at the same time we are becoming more demanding and critical of the photographs that we see in every day life.
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5 best views in Jyväskylä - catch the best sunsets on these hilltops

Thursday, February 8, 2018 | JUSSI JUDIN
Many of those who live in Jyväskylä, perhaps more than most others, have come to understand why it is worth having more than one gear on a bike. In Jyväskylä you are usually either going up a hill or down a hill, as many visitors quickly come to realise.
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