For few years, I had been sleeping many nights in my hammock in the woods of Finland. “Wait, you said sleeping in a hammock?” you might ask at this point. Yes, in a hammock! People know tents, but what comes for a good option for solo travelers and hikers, hammocks are slowly becoming an option. […]
About Marko Hämäläinen
Hello, my name is Marko, 41 years old man from Tampere, Finland.
Been interested about nature for long time, but last year got gear for hiking and camping. Also got interested about hammocks and got myself two of them. Still haven’t found the perfect system, but having an idea what it will be. Want to get my gear as practical as it could be. Simple and light.
Been writing more lately, took a part to the Retkipaikka.fi site, where i have written articles so far about sightseens in Finland.
Also i have interest for music like rockabilly and psychobilly. My lifestyle is more around this music. 50’s art, tiki and deco are my kinda style. Never the less, also interested modern things like computers, electronics and cellphones. So i am kind of a hiking rockabilly geek...
Entries by Marko Hämäläinen
Autumn had arrived to Finland with it’s colorful touch. It was time to get together and spend a night outside. Suomen Latu Ry (a Finnish outdoor association) has decided a date for Finns to spend a night outside. The 17th of September is the day that thousands of Finns will be heading to the forests […]
Repovesi is one of the most beautiful and visited national parks in Finland. High hills and sightseening towers offers beautiful views to the lakes and over 50 km trails calling hikers . Last year Repovesi had 104.300 visitors. 1910 Kymi-Yhtiöt took the Repovesi area under the forestry use. The is still lots of history left from […]