Tales from Salla

10.06.2008

The tale behind the name Murhahaara (Murder Branch)

10.06.2008

The blaze of Tuntsa

10.06.2008

A painful mission

10.06.2008

Mother-in-law on a reindeer sled ride

10.06.2008

Visit of President Kekkonen

10.06.2008

Transporting rocks for an anti-tank defensive line

10.06.2008

Nostalgic trip to Korja

10.06.2008

Forgetting to pull the trigger

10.06.2008

The oldest ski in the world

10.06.2008

The first Finnish downhill racing and slalom championships

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The blaze of Tuntsa

In 1960, God in his wisdom deemed it appropriate to burn down part of the forests of Tuntsa. I was asleep, when Fire Chief Yrjö Tervo came to rouse me by knocking on the window. He said that I needed to get up and go to Tuntsa to put out a fire. I had no choice but to go. I drove to Kota-Antti,...