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Karelia

I just got back from the vacation. Needless to say I want more. I had tons of fun running a half-maraton (I hit my planned time and even been a little faster than I wanted to, I allowed myself to run freely without much focus). We have spent two days with our friend wandering around St. Petersburg, visiting railroad museum and such (I'll post about this museum as a separate post because it is fantastic for train lovers such as me). And finally we enjoyed the beautiful nature of Karelia. The views there are super special and very attractive. I love the grim, brutal beauty of rocks and firs. We visited the remaining pagan holy places and touched the megalithic rocks, wondering what the ancestors were thinking back than, what I hoped for and prayed for and if we do it the right way. It was absolutely magical and beautiful! I wish I had more time to spend there.




I wore what I call comfortable clothes: roomy t-shirt. Roomy jeans and sneakers (the latter are actually were taken off pretty fast as I went barefeet. I added some braids in my hair, lots of bracelets (including the bracelets I got 20 years ago in Turkey). Do you like this relaxed look?

But This can't really be a complete post without tons of natre photos. Don't worry too much, I'll limit myself a little bit. I wish photos could capture beauty better.











Enjoy the view! I want to come back there already

I was wearing:
Befree top (still available in stores) and jeans
Fila sneakers
bracelet stack: handmade by yours truly and her better half, about 20 year old bracelets from Turkey trip
Certina watch (a gift from my parents)
necklace souvenir from my honeymoon trip to Canary islands
Have a nice day,
Lyosha

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Comments

  1. Great photos...it looks like a very relaxing vacation spot.

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  2. How fun! I feel like I went with you just from the pictures alone!

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  3. Oh wow, I want to dive into your pictures, it's so pretty there!

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  4. These are beautiful photos! I've never been to Karelia but it definitely looks like a place I need to visit.

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  5. So relaxing! The place is so really beautiful. Love to see all the photos❤️

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  6. I love all your photos! The place looks relaxing. I also love your style.

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  7. Oh my goodness. It sounds like you had such an incredible time! I am so glad it all went well. These pictures are just wonderful. So many beautiful places to spend some time <3
    the creation of beauty is art.

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  8. Wow, welcome back & congrats on your Marathon. Love all the pics of the beautiful nature of Karelia, especially the shore line and rocky coast.

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  9. It looks fun place and going to the water sending time there. Hope you had tons of fun exploring.


    Fransic - https://www.querianson.com/

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  10. What a gorgeous view! Looks like you're enjoying your summer.

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  11. Looks like you had a nice time there and it's a little bit of peace and quiet! Wonderful! knycx journeying

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  12. Happy that you got a chance to go for vacation, I do not even have the plans yet but soon hopefully, and I hope it would be a great place to enjoy nature just like in your pictures.

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  13. Totally want to go on vacation too! It’s lockdown again here in the ph which just sucks. For outfits, i would choose comfort clothes for most days as well

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  14. Good that you had such a great time. I'm impatiently waiting for my upcoming trip in September.

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  15. I love all your pics! Such a beautiful place. You look fab, too!

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  16. Wow, it seems a really relaxing place full of nature. Were you able to to swim in the water?

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  17. What a beautiful place to visit! You got so many great photos and your outfit looks so comfortable for walking around :)

    Hope you are having a good weekend :) We enjoyed the warmer weather at the park yesterday, such a nice day for winter!

    Away From The Blue

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  18. This place looks really nice and I love the nature view it looks you have a great day. Awesome photos

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  19. The scenery looked very peaceful and tranquil. Those always make for the best experiences.

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  20. I love the ambience. It's so relaxing and inviting. Love the nature really❤️

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  21. Looks like you had a great vacation. The scenery is gorgeous! Congrats on completing a half marathon!

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  22. Seems like you had a blast! Congratulations on finishing your half marathon - I also run and beat my PR for full-marathon at some 'virtual run' I participated at last month. These photographs at Karelia are amazing! I'd positively love to check this out!

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  23. Yay good for you for finishing your half marathon. You vacation spot looks AMAZING.

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  24. Wonderful photo captures of your vacation. Finishing a half marathon is surely reason to celebrate.

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  25. I would love to enjoy a mini vacation there. The view looks amazing!

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  26. Beautiful photos...glad you had a great vacation! 🏨🍕👓

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  27. I absolutely love this place. I want to go on this this place someday. Stunning shots!

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  28. It's gorgeous there and it's amazing that you ran a half-marathon. I couldn't imagine doing that myself.

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  29. Wow!! What a great way to spend your vacation time. I'm so glad to see that you had a balance between accomplishing your marathon goal and your self-care goal.

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  30. That view is just so fantastic. I would love to spend an afternoon there.

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  31. Your relaxed look really suits the chilling amongst nature vibes in your photos. Such great views, looks like a relaxing place to stay

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  32. Wow! beautiful outfit and amazing location. You look so relaxed and comfortable. I love the bracelet and the top. Will check it out

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  33. I didn't comment this before but I love your outfit. It is so freakin cute.

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  34. Loved your relaxed look. Your bracelets are just the perfect accessory.

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  35. We should all relax from time to time - I have lots of bracelets and should wear them more often

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  36. I feel you. Who doesn't like vacations? Who doesn't want more? I have to say that I really like the first picture and the way you you fitted perfectly into the rock like it was crafted for you.

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  37. Being amidst nature can be so soothing! Glad to know you had a great time :)

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