On the way to friends in Hämeenlinna on Tuesday, we stopped in Hyvinkää, which is in the same direction. We had some errands to take care of. We don’t go to Hyvinkää very often and have not been there for about the last two-three years. This time we happened to park the car practically out side the church. The church was built in 1961. The Pyramid-like Church always looks beautiful all year round. But, photos taken on sunny winter days with blue skies are my absolute favorite ones. Also on Tuesday it was sunny and blue skies. A perfect opportunity to take some photos.
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Old and New Church
On Saturday 5th we, once again, visited my childhood friend. On the way home I suggested a stop at the churches in Sipoo/Sibbo. I have wanted to photograph them already for a long time. The old grey stone church was built in the 1450s and the new one was built in 1883-1885. We have been inside the new church when our friends were married there about 50 years ago.
Oh dear ! Nothing is like before. It really took me awhile to figure out how to do it 😉
The Old Home Town . . .
Yes, the old home town still looks the same.
Yesterday we celebrated Mother’s Day. In the afternoon we drove to both my husband’s mother’s grave which is here nearby and then also to my mother’s grave to put flowers on them. My mother is buried in Borgå/Porvoo, my old hometown. It is about 60 km from us. The weather was beautiful. I could not help but, once again, take a few photos of the church and the old river side storage buildings down by the river. The views are to me so familiar since childhood and school years. I grew up in a small village about 10 km from Borgå. If we needed to go to a doctor, pharmacy, buy new clothes etc we went by train to Borgå. After my first five school years in the village I went to school in Borgå. I went by train. From the train station we (I and other school children) daily walked, the about 1 km walk, over the bridge through the old town to the school. So the views, to me, are so dear and familiar.
My geography/zoology/biology teacher lived in the yellow house with a balcony. She invited our class once for lemonade and buns.
My aunt lived in the yellow two stored house up on the hill.