deserts to city gardens – a visit from dad!

From the freshness of the Finnish archipelago to the searing heat of the Moroccan desert, from the magnificent seastacks on Gotland to the busy city life of Marrakech – it’s been an intense month of travel and beautiful sights. Apart from a lot of exciting experiences, I have also gathered a large number of photos, which I will share with you over the next while. I’ll give you a glimpse already in this blog post.

After three weeks in Finland and Sweden, my dad came with me to Morocco to see the country and how we live. It was his first time here, and we all had a great time!Yesterday, he travelled back to Finland – it was a long journey, involving 12 hours of flight-related travel and 5 hours of driving. I miss him already, so I thought I’d share some of the photos I took of him while he was here. Most of them are from the desert, where we spent two nights and three days, sleeping under the stars and climbing dunes. I hope you enjoy this glimpse into my life!


The desert explorer enjoying the sunset, far away from the closest town. 


The orange and blue of the Sahara.


We rested for a few hours in the middle of the day before we went out into the desert – it was 45 degrees C!


That little dot on top of the right-hand dune is dad. We all enjoyed the desert immensely. 


We decided to visit a beautiful garden while we were in Marrakech. It was a relaxing, quiet break from the noise and smells of the city, like stepping into another world. 


The champion of the dunes is now safely at home in Finland, and we all look forward to having him back!

6 thoughts on “deserts to city gardens – a visit from dad!

    • Thanks, Lyle! The dry heat is much easier to take than the humid heat of the coast, fortunately. But the shadow was our best friend at that point. 🙂

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