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We are never late because we chose the wrong train...253 katseluaThe only finnish subway runs in Helsinki, and it's map is surprisingly easy to memorize.Lexa
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Sauna, Olut Ja Terva205 katseluaThe left sign says "Sauna, Karjala (a finnish beer) and tar".
The right sign says "All you need to stay healthy".

There is actually an old saying in Finland, that goes like "Jos ei viina, terva ja sauna auta, niin tauti on kuolemaksi." meaning "If booze, tar and sauna won't heal you, you'll die." As morbid as it sounds, it was actually meant to encourage a patient, and remind them that most diseases will heal on their own.
Lexa
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Finnish 101386 katseluaNoni is a very commonly used word in finnish, literally it could translate to something like "Well yes" or "Oh so" (No niin). It is hard to translate, as it is not actually a word at all.Lexa
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Coat of arms of Finland101 katseluaThe coat of arms of Finland is a crowned lion on a red field, the right foreleg replaced with an armoured hand brandishing a sword, trampling on a sabre with the hindpaws. The coat of arms was originally created around the year 1580. The coat of arms is a common motif in many types of finnish jewelry and clothing.Lexa
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Finnish Sports - World Sauna Championships141 katseluaThe World Sauna Championships was an annual endurance contest held in Heinola, Finland, from 1999 to 2010. They originated from unofficial sauna-sitting competitions that resulted in a ban from a swimming hall in Heinola. The Championships were first held in 1999 and grew to feature contestants from over 20 countries. The competitions were stopped after a a competitor died in 2010. Lexa
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Men in the army210 katseluaHard work and no play and so on. Lexa
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Women in the army143 katseluaMany of the volunteer women in the defence forces actually stay for the whole year, and rise up the ranks.Lexa
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Finnish Defence Forces137 katseluaEvery man in Finland is required to go through military training, ranging from 6 months to a year in service. Today it is not at all uncommon to see women in the ranks as well, as Finland has allowed women in the army for some years now.Lexa
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