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Dammut, I wanted to title this as 'Lake Tohmajärvi', but letter 'ä' is not allowed !!!

In Finland, In Northen-Karelia, there's village near Russian border.
It's called Tohmajärvi.
This is part of the beautiful large (?) lake in there.

Tohmajärvi is really beautiful village.
Peaceful, lots of hills and really great landscapes.
People are so friendly if somewhat shy. =P
Lovely place to hide busy world.
If you ever get change, go and visit there.

Download it and use as Wallpaper. :nod:
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Casadu Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Tohmajärvi is where one of my favorite finnish singers, Katri Helena, is from!! :) Beautiful finnish summer picture.
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Pixeffect Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Aivan ihanan suomalainen kuva :3 FITS SO WELL!
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ippali Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Student Photographer
juhannus ja juhannus sauna !
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AikoNaomi Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012
would love to go there
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SaraTheDog848 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I live in finland <3 i live in Helsinki and i speak finnish too XD you must go in Joutsa... its little city in finland
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BANSKU1 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012
Finland is beatiful place :)
Lovely picture x)
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SilentRoyalty Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2012
Ah, kaunis kesämaisema <3
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norabisi Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2012
perfect portrait of Finland in summer. Kaunis:heart:
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KarolaKH Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm from Poland and in my opinion, Finland is one of the most beautiful places in whole world!
Love!
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Altair11011165 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2012  Student Photographer
Finland is so beatiful place :)
im from Finland :)
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ArcticFlower-97 Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2011
Oh, lovely! I should visit there next summer. I live in Finland.
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LaCamilla Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Looks lovely. Makes me long for summer.
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BettinaSuomi Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful picture. I love it and Finland.
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Dace54874 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
really nice picture, I hope to escape the hustle and bustle of the city one day.
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xReettAx Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2011  Student Artist
im from finland and u dont wanna know what it looks like in helsinki and espoo... nothing like in that picture ._. (sorry for my bad english)
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necocandy Featured By Owner May 27, 2011
I love this pic! beautiful! >w< oh, from tohmajärvi? really pretty place! (have been there! <3)
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JokiFeLaiho Featured By Owner May 23, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
*_____*
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RebelliousEscapist Featured By Owner May 8, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is beautiful landscape! ^^
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Sazulin Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I live in Finland, and I think our country is very beautiful. ^^
Here's not that much lakes in Southern-Ostrobothnia, but here's a lot of big fields and lowlands. :)
Very pretty shot, I love the colors.
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Nory-Chan Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2011
Hmh, i don't know if i have been in Tohmajärvi. I live in Southern-Karelia, so there's no more than couple hours to there.
You know, Ruokolahti is also a beautiful place in summer :)
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wionor Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2010   Photographer
Nice pic. My grandfather lives in tohmajärvi :)
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Beebs18 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2010  Professional Interface Designer
Its so beautiful! I love finland :D :heart:
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Mikurunrun Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2010
Lovely! <3333
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UTAU-Windy Featured By Owner May 16, 2010
Y'know, Finland is the best place in the Earth! :)
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filipps89 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2010
beautiful pic, beautiful place and beautiful girls!
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JohnLocke23 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
oh my oh my,this is stunning!
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DevilsRaven Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2010
very nice!
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selen3 Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
so beautiful landscape :) <ee
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AoiKitsukawa Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2009
Nice picture! :love:
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AncientCat Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2009
Thank you! :rose: :coffeecup:
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AoiKitsukawa Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009
You're welcome! :D
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magnusti78 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
tämä kuva on mukana Suomi-aiheisessa journalissani täällä: [link]

:love: Satu
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AncientCat Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2009
Yee!
Thank you so much! :hug:
I appreciatethhis highly.

And sorry for the late reply >^.^<
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Suomilainen Featured By Owner May 14, 2008
Ah... Finland!
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AncientCat Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2009
Man, I just noticed I haven't replied to you..:blush:
So, better late than never, eh.
I'm glad you like my photo! ^___^
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ElainnaMori Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
This is a nice picture, really brings out the summer feeling. And the colours of water... I love the spring and the summertime in Finland~
And I just had to comment on this, since I live in Tohmajärvi! :D I was so suprised to see this picture.
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AncientCat Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2008
Yay! Thank you!
You're second person from, Tohmajärvi, who's commenting my photo. Great! :bounce:
I'm glad you like the photo.
I liked great deal of your village. Nice and beautiful.
I had a change to make a short visit in your country last year.
Hoping I can come again some time.
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x0xtarjax0x Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2007   Writer
Beautiful!
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AncientCat Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2007
Thank You. :)
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x0xtarjax0x Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2007   Writer
Welcome ^^
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Shadowcat-chan Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2007
Pffft, I'm from Tohmajärvi. :D Nice shot. ^^
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AncientCat Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2007
What! :o For real?
Lucky you... *Envy*
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Shadowcat-chan Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2007
Yes, for real. I live quite near to the centrum.. I know a few other people too who're from Tohmajärvi in here. ^^
Eh, I'd prefer living in Joensuu or Turku..
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AncientCat Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2007
Yup. It usually is so...one prefers other place, then birthplace.
Only when you've been away enough long time, you realize the value.
I was born in Asia (Hong Kong), moved into Japan in age of 7, and then into Scotland in age of 15.
For long time I felt that I don't belong to everywhere, but now I miss Asia so much, I sometimes can't stand it...*sob* At the same time I wish I could return to Scotland, but I really CAN'T stand my family...:XD:
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Shadowcat-chan Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2007
It's not like I hate this place or something like that, but I just love cities. Not very big cities tough, but little ones. ^^ Just like Joensuu.. I've always lived in Tohmajärvi, tough my parents are originally from Kitee. And I visit Joensuu nearly every week. ^^;
You'll just have to go visit Asia. ^^
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AncientCat Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2007
I think I've visited in Joensuu some years ago.
There were river flowing thru' the city and lovely wooden buildings in riverbank.
Nice little island in the middle of the river.
Really nice city. It's easy to understand why you like it. :)
About visiting in Asia...well I'd love to, but I'm afraid I'd never be able to come back again...:XD:
Not so bad thing tho'...If I'll go into Hon Kong, my friends and relatives in Japan expect me to visit in there too etc...
*sigh* I haven't got enough time. And to confess; maybe not enough money either...:XD:
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Shadowcat-chan Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2007
Yea, I love it too. ^^ And it's so green for a city..
Why should you come back? xD
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AncientCat Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2007
Yeah,haha....If things only would e so simple^~^
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cruxio Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2007
Wait a minute...you were in Finland? It looks nice there!
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AncientCat Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2007
Yup! I spent fewdays with Cat-san's friend in there.
Don't know what like cities are, for I had only three days.
So I only got quick peek to Tohmajärvi and Kitee in eastern borderin Northen-Carelia, but yeah, it is very lovely in there
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