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Reflections of Autumn

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believe me or not but my grandfather is from Sortavala too!!!! I was there once, about ten years ago.. well I don't know what is the reason of so many russian visitors in Munich (I mentioned that too).. I hope it's not beer! Still the beer is really nice there) Well I don't know finnish lanhuage so I'm sorry for my misake) Nice to meet you, Erik!!! Parhain terveisin!

E667 on June 17, 2011

On second thought: my mother was born in Salmi on the border with the USSR, but spent most of her youth in Sortavala. Your grandfather might have met her.The Karelian diaspora resulted in me living in Holland and you in Moscow. Do you have any idea of how many Karelians choose to become a comrade in the USSR? An interesting site about Karelia is: made by Antti Hänninen aka Andrew Heninen (russification of his name;he's from Petroskoj). Dasvidanja!

well I can't say that that I define myself as a member of Karelian nation or even more as a member of Karelian diaspora. I simply don't know language but I try to know something about the culture of Finland and Karelia. I can't say that people were able to decide whether to stay or move to Finland. Mostly I belive people didn't move from their native places.

E667 on June 17, 2011

Nor Do I. I'm Dutch, not Finnish or Karelian. The fact remains, that I wouldn't be in existence, living in Holland, if it hadn't been for the Winter War 1939-40. Let's call it a diaspora on a small scale.

Edmundo Rodríguez Pr… on September 18, 2011

Like it!

Potoka on November 6, 2011

Very beautiful picture

Well done


Greetings from Basque Country (Spain)

novicast on November 7, 2011

Zdravo kolega geometar! Ova slika mi se posebno svidja! Pozdrav, Novica

harun54 on April 14, 2012

Wonderful photo!

Tina* on May 12, 2012

Linda fotografia... L + F... Tina

Christos Theodorou on May 17, 2012

Marvelous colours and a lovely capture. Hello from Athens.

Jutka S on December 5, 2013

Wonderful photo ! Like
Greetings, Jutka

Nina Stefanova on February 9, 2015

Super photo!Like, Best wishes, Nina

Blue Bayou on February 17, 2015

Hi, fine contrast : LIKE ! Kind regards from Northern Germany : Blue Bayou

raafattawfeek on May 27

greetings from EGYPT

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  • Uploaded on December 18, 2010
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    by Дмитрий Валтонен
    • Exposure: 0.006s (1/180)
    • Focal Length: 45.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.757
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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