The Tourists Guide to Etelä-Pohjanmaa visits Pyhävuori in autumn 2021.
Firstly, Mark speaks with Craterologist, Teemu Öhman about Pyhävuori, an area overlooking Lake Lappajärvi, that is full of geological interest and historical mythology, featuring trolls, hermits and a sacrificial stone. From the ice age to modern days.
Then, Glenn & Mark visit the location to find the remains of Jaakko Reipakka’s hut, try to find wall paintings and Glenn makes Mark crawl into the cave that was, reportedly, Jaakko’s sauna. Continue reading A Tourist’s Guide to Pyhävuori – The Holy Mountain
The Tourists Guide to Etelä-Pohjanmaa visits Art & Culture Centre Kalevan Navetta in May 2021. Firstly, Mark spoke with Päivi Alaniska, Project Coordinator at Seinäjoki City Cultural Services, and Elina Teitti, art educator and acting Exhibition coordinator at Kunsthalle Seinäjoki, about the varied history of Kalevan Navetta. Then they took Mark & Glenn on a guided tour. Continue reading A Tourist’s Guide to Kalevan Navetta in Seinäjoki
The Tourists Guide to Etelä-Pohjanmaa continues with visit to Lake Lappajärvi in March 2021. First we spoke with ice carousel expert, Janne Käpylehto, before visiting his world record attempt and meeting the three crazy mayors of Lappajärvi, Vimpeli and Alajärvi. Continue reading A Tourist’s Guide to the Ice Carousel on Lake Lappajärvi
The Tourists Guide to Etelä-Pohjanmaa atrts with an impromptu visit to Katikon kanjoni near Kauhajoki, in South Ostrobothnia, in January 2021. Glenn takes Mark, Jenna and Ella the Dog on a walk around this natural canyon. In an region that is renowned for being flat, it was a surprisingly challenging walk – especially for Glenn! Continue reading A Tourist’s Guide to Katikankanjoni