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Saturday, April 05, 2008

PhotoHunt: Glass

Taking a break now from toiling at my unbelievable pile of work as the school year winds down here in the Philippines, I'm reminiscing once more about my student days in Finland.

The photo above is of the main building of the Tampereen Yliopisto- University of Tampere- our home for three of the five weeks we were in Finland to participate in the Global Health Course. It was one of the best five weeks of my life, as it gave me the chance to learn current trends in medicine and public health; interact with kindred spirits from Finland, Tanzania, and Chile, and; helped me love more the work that I do and the people and country I do it for.

The interesting blend of vistas and architecture as above are likewise some of the bonuses that made everything really worthwhile.

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Blogger J o a N said...

cool school! :) have a great weekend!

Saturday, April 05, 2008 5:38:00 PM  
Blogger Mia said...

I love the mirrored clouds in the glass windows. Beautiful!

(I was in Tampere a couple of years ago on a business visit, it's beautiful!)

Saturday, April 05, 2008 5:45:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Scandinavian design always amazes me, with their neat and clean lines just like this one.

Nice shot Ian, and enjoy the weekend.

Saturday, April 05, 2008 6:09:00 PM  
Blogger Hootin' Anni said...

Excellent choice!!! I wouldn't want to be the glass cleaner for this, would you?

My 'glass' is shared, I sure hope you can find time to drop by for a visit if you haven't already.

Happy Saturday to you, and happy hunting!!!

Saturday, April 05, 2008 6:22:00 PM  
Blogger SnoopyTheGoon said...

Nice selection for this week's topic.

Have a great weekend.

Saturday, April 05, 2008 7:57:00 PM  
Blogger Sarge Charlie said...

my building is vertical, yours is horizontal nice

Saturday, April 05, 2008 9:44:00 PM  
Blogger LibertyBelle said...

Thank goodness I'm not a window cleaner! LOL That is one big block of glass alright!
Good photo!
happy weekend

Saturday, April 05, 2008 11:00:00 PM  
Blogger Bonggamom said...

I've been to Finland, it's such a beautiful country. It seems like the sun is always shining there (I don't know if that's really true!) even though it's cold.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 1:18:00 AM  
Blogger John said...

Nice selection for this week's theme.

Have a great weekend.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 4:36:00 AM  
Blogger Lawstude said...

Hello doc, got here via carlo's blog and i couldn't help myself commenting on the wonderful pic. just amazing. take care.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 10:42:00 AM  
Blogger kegler747 said...

Wow Finland! The home of Santa Claus :)

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 8:56:00 PM  
Blogger ian said...

thanks everyone, i did have a great, albeit busy with work weekend =]

finland is a place i'd gladly visit again someday (soon)- if only to visit Santa Claus's home hehe

i'll unload other pics of my finnish sojourn in the days to come =]

Thursday, April 10, 2008 9:51:00 PM  

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