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Mökki life and Moomin minutiae in Finland

16 February 2024

2:45 AM

16 February 2024

2:45 AM

Moomins are synonymous with Finnish culture, like saunas, porridge and mökki (summer cottages). The large-snouted white fairytale creatures feature in the Moomin books, which are published in nearly sixty languages. Moomin World, a theme park 100 miles from Helsinki, crawls with tourists come summer — some feat, in a country with roughly twenty-one inhabitants per square kilometer.

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