Rivers in India and Finland

Rivers in India and Finland

(Updated 3/2023)

Rivers are a vital part of the natural landscape in many countries, including India and Finland. These waterways provide not only essential resources for humans and wildlife, but also offer a source of beauty and inspiration for artists, writers, and travelers alike.

In India, the Ganges River is perhaps the most famous and revered of all the country’s waterways. Known as the “holy river,” the Ganges is a sacred site for millions of Hindus, who believe that bathing in its waters can purify the soul. The river also serves as a lifeline for countless communities throughout the region, providing water for irrigation, transportation, and other essential needs.

In addition to the Ganges, India is home to many other beautiful and important rivers, including the Brahmaputra, the Godavari, and the Narmada. These waterways are not only essential to the people who live along their banks, but also offer a source of inspiration and beauty to visitors from around the world.

In Finland, the country’s many rivers and lakes are a defining feature of the landscape. The country’s largest river, the Kemijoki, flows for over 500 kilometers through the northern part of the country, offering stunning views of the surrounding forests and mountains. Other notable rivers in Finland include the Tornio, the Kymijoki, and the Oulujoki, all of which are popular destinations for fishing, boating, and other outdoor activities.

In addition to these larger waterways, Finland is also home to countless smaller streams and rivers, which can be found in nearly every corner of the country. Whether you’re seeking a peaceful spot for fishing or simply looking to admire the natural beauty of the landscape, Finland’s rivers and lakes offer a wealth of opportunities to connect with nature.

This photocollage is part of my Demo Exhibition

Joki Suomessa ja joki Intiassa - River in Finland and river in India


Read more about India from my visual travel guide INDIVUE – Trip to India and more about Finland from INDIVUE – Trip to Finland!

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