Southern shores of Finland must be tough to navigate!
Sunrise over Southern flatlands, approaching Helsinki
Finnish National Theatre
(Suomen Kansallisteatteri) built in 1902
A main waits for work to begin at the historic Finnish National Theatre (Suomen Kansallisteatteri)
Set in Stone
A Helsinki road with years of embedded history
Beautiful design on the streets of Helsinki
Inspired in Gold
Uspenski Cathedral (Uspenskin katedraali) is an Eastern Orthodox cathedral, built in the 1860s
Market Square (Kauppatori) bakery – a great place to head after your salmon soup!
Historic fort just a short ferry trip from Helsinki centre
Historic buildings now used for student accomodation
Island Window Dressing
Sea life comes home to a house in the historic Suomenlinna fort complex
Long-lasting rock passageways in the old fort
Sveabork is the Swedish name for the Suomenlinna fort island complex. Ferries are cheap and frequent, departing from Helsinki Market Square
The isolated but classy Klippan restaurant on the island of Luoto hear Helsinki
(Larus thayeri) Native to North America but winters in the Arctic and surrounds. This colouring signifies it is the first Winter for this bird. By the 3rd Winter, the feathers become grey/white.
Hidden brewery and restaurant lane leading up to Senate Square
Children chase soap bubbles created by a street performer while parents and others relax and take in the perfect evening, Senate Square, central Helsinki
Life in a Bubble
A street performer adds some life to Senate Square in Helsinki