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    Posted: 24 February 2019 at 15:04
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Raasepori (or Raseborg in Swedish) is a city in Western Uusimaa in Finland. As a city with this name, it is fairly new entity as it was formed when cities of Tammisaari (Ekenäs) and Karjaa (Karis) and municipality of Pohja (Pojo) merged, although the region has quite a long history as the name of the city comes from the Castle of Raasepori, which was built in 14th century and abandoned in 1553 and therefor is now partially ruined condition. And Tammisaari got the city rights in 1528 and also 1500s saw the foundation of the first industrial villages (called "ruukki" in Finnish and "bruk" in Swedish) in the area.

1. Street corner in Tammisaari

2. Narrow old street in Tammisaari - leading to the square in front of the Townhall

3. Street junction in Tammisaari

4. Marina in Tammisaari with a view towards the town centre

5. Knipan - a summer restaurant

6. Oddly this hillside in Högholmen island did have barely any snow

7. Whereas this forest in Ramsholmen did have some snow

8. Stadsfjärden from the other side of Tammisaari town centre

9. Slicko, Pohja

10. Lepinjärvi in Karjaa, a well-known birding spot in moonlight

11. Spring flowers near Lepinjärvi

12. Fiskars in cold weather

13. Fiskars river

14. Water power enabled the industry in Fiskars

Shot with various Sony equipment (EXIF data should be intact), including couple shots with RX10 IV, which isn't A- or E-mount ILC...

Edited by Micholand - 24 February 2019 at 20:16

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