Tuesday, February 22, 2011

 The Forest of Sleeping Giants

I took these photographs a month ago from a nearby forest. These kind of boulders were formed by the last ice age, and they can be found all over Finland. I find them especially picturesque when covered by thick snow.

I find this group of boulders resembling a group of sleeping trolls or perhaps Grokes of the Tove Jansson's Moomin-series from some reason.


Anonymous said...

It looks so cold!!!! but the boulders look magical and amazing

Kirjaltaja said...

We had around -25 centigrades a week ago but now the temperature is close to zero. Im so glad spring is already near, need to go to take more pics of the boulders then :)

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