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Let’s take a look at how we do Midsummer where I’m from! Yes thats right, “Midsummer’s Eve” is a huge thing for us around here, when the whole country celebrates by eating special food, drinking, and dancing – outdoors! It is a crazy tradition Β but quite nice, too. As always, I think these photos are best seen on a computer screen, rather than a cel phone, to see them properly. πŸ™‚

When I arrived at the area of celebrations, people had stopped dancing, so I can only show you a couple of people who are wearing the traditional garments/folk costumes. The dancing are mostly done by families with children, so they stop in the afternoon. These people we encountered were “packing up” the festivities area. But there was a great restaurant nearby so me and a family member could get some food and drinks!

Of course, we will have some pics with some nice countryside scenery, aswell! Hope you will enjoy this with your Saturday brunch, or dinner, depending on where you’re at. πŸ™‚

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So before I got here, there were hundreds of people dancing around that “Midsummer’s pole” behind the man. This tradition is very, very old. The pole, in our ancient history, represented… ahem, a male body part. πŸ™‚ A symbol of fertility…. Β Isn’t this man’s traditional outfit real neat? ( I blurred the people’s faces since I’m not sure they want to be recognized in a blog online).

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From now on, the photos to come will show our walk along a small road which is actually called “The Beautiful Road”! Let’s see if you think it’s a fitting name…

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Hope you enjoyed this Midsummer’s dream from the countryside around here! See you soon, lovelies.

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