Nordic walking in Soukka

Sunset view from the top of the cliff, Soukka,Espoo

If you are not from Finland, then you probably wonder what is Soukka.

Soukka is a Finnish district, located in southwestern part of Espoo city. It’s one of the oldest areas in Espoo. I moved here in the end of April of 2016.

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My Nordic walking experience

Nordic walking

For those who is not familiar with the term – Nordic walking (Finnish: sauvakävely) is fitness walking with specially designed poles, which are quite similar to ski poles only shorter. I haven’t heard about this type of walking till 2005, when I visited Finland for the first time. And when I saw people walking with the poles in the middle of July… I giggled. Well… in my defense – it looked silly, funny and unnatural.

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