Järvenpää, Finland 🌧️ Walking through a Swamp in the Rain


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𝗢𝗽𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗻𝘀𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗲 𝗖𝗖 (𝘀𝘂𝗯𝘁𝗶𝘁𝗹𝗲𝘀) 𝐢𝐧𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐝.

We’re greeted with a lovely weather this morning, don’t you think? I hope you’re wearing waterproof clothing for this trip.
No better time than to walk a swamp region in pouring rain.
We are located at the shores of Lake Tuusula, Finland and walking towards a bird tower.
The area is called “Joukonpolku”, which translates to Jouko’s Path, named after Jouko Veikkolainen (1952-2006), a nature photographer from Järvenpää.

A popular spot for birdwatching, several diverse bird species can be seen, such as the reed & willow warbler, ducks, the nightingale, swamp chicken and house finch, etc..
We are walking towards a bird tower with a view to Järvenpää and Lake Tuusula.
In the summer of 2017 the boardwalk was out of service due to poor condition. As a result of that a rehabilitation program was funded to make the area accessible again.

Thank you for joining the walk and discovering more about this area.
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Jouko Veikkolainen gallery

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