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The Enchanted Wood and Other Tales from Finland
Some of the world's oldest and richest folk traditions come from a country that most Americans know very little about-Finland (or Suomi). The fifth largest country in Europe (in land size), Finland is home to the third true folk epic, The Kalevala (The Land of Heroes). It is a country of lush forests and sparkling clear lakes where, in the northern regions, reindeer still ...more
Hardcover, 199 pages
Published April 15th 1999 by Libraries Unlimited
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Try to read before your travels as it will give you a little more insight on the folklore. I didn't expect the history section but to my surprise enjoyed this section as gave more meaning to my visit to the country. I loved the recipe section and can't wait to try making some of the meal once home.