Friday, July 06, 2012

Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi by ausfi
Aung San Suu Kyi, a photo by ausfi on Flickr.
31st May. She came to Oslo 20 years later to give her Nobel Peace Prize speech. Her sons had collected the prize 20 years ago.  After she had delivered her lecture, a platform had been erected in front of the Peace Prize Centre. There were many music performances and then she spoke. It was difficult to get a good photo. I was against the railing but Burmese were let into the area between the railing and the platform. It was wonderful that the sun came out when the program started.

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Church boat

Church boat by ausfi
Church boat, a photo by ausfi on Flickr.

Bonfire on a float

Bonfire on a float by ausfi
Bonfire on a float, a photo by ausfi on Flickr.

This bonfire on Seurasaari was the one that the wedding couple selected to be married on this special day, with a huge audience following the event in the centre of the island, came to light later. The vehicle for reaching this float was a long church boat with 11 pairs of oars.