Our first time seeing the sea freeze in real life!
Jugend styled Architecture
Hamish liked this one!
Wind door carving
Upenski Eastern Orthodox Cathedral, Helsinki
Alvar Aalto’s ingenious lightwells
Some shoes hanging at the Säätytalo Estates Park in Kruununhaka. Apparently a few Italians visiting had left them as a bit of memorabilia of their travels, the trend has taken off in some other areas in Helsinki… Although I think it has a bit of a different meaning in some other parts of the world 😉
Säätytalo House of Estates, Helsinki
Helsinki Lutheran Cathedral showing off some Neoclassical Architecture
One of the twelve Apostles, ‘God’ knows which one!
Snow melting on the stairs
The Three Smiths bronze statue by Felix Nylund
Gargolyes of Alecia and Hamish after a day of teasing one another
Helsinki Central Train Station
Mythical Giants made of pink granite, designed by Emil Wikström… We referred to them as the dudes holding lights!
The dress that got away
The endless search for the hat that fits Hamish’s head- in Stockmanns we came close
The best comfort food ever!
Sneaky pic of some cool patterns!
A couple of ‘Iron Chefs’
Hi-tech bottle recycling at the supermarket
Now THAT is practical! Coronas in the lime section!
Potato and onion section in a darkened aisle to preserve them for longer… SMART!
Sunset at Kauppatori Market Square