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April 25–26: Southern Finland tour – Jyväskylä

Thence into Jyväskylä, which is smack in the middle of Finland's southern lobe and is thus considered to be in Central Finland.

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Sunlight reflecting from our van onto the sign.

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Ice + birches.

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Tallbirches.

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The Jyväskylä University campus, designed by Aalto, which we would check out the next day.

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The city church.

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We walked along a rather clinical pedestrian street to find dinner.

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I think the place we ended up eating at was called Food. I had apple-flavored soda, maybe? The color was enticingly weird.

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Twilight through the Omenahotelli window.

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And dusk.

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The next morning: a log train rolling through.

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The Jyväskylä skyline from across Lake Päijänne.

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An ominously dark factory.