You might expect some extravagant architecture in a gold rush town. Well, you thought right.
The main street had plenty of classic Victorian architecture.
The court house was a very grand affair.
But I liked the memorial, that was beautiful with beds of spring flowers.
Let’s have another good look around Oulu, shall we? It’s a modern city, with great recreational facilities…
With great off-road walking and cycling paths that run in all directions.
But it hasn’t forgotten its past.
Nevertheless, nature is never far away.
And it was good to see over the weeks we were there to see that landscape come alive with spring.
Sorry it’s been a long time between drinks. I’ve been diverted by more personal things lately – like getting married. The big day is tomorrow, so I will again be off-line for awhile. But before I go I’ll leave you with a taster for my next series of posts celebrating the coming of spring.