Bright eyed an bushy tailed 🙂

Farewell to our super cool ride

Some VR advertisements showing the dudes that hold the lights (from the train station)

Cool entrance to La Torrefazione cafe and roastery, Helsinki

Very good coffee at the La Torrefazione – trust us! It’s a hard thing to find!

We met this cute couple on the boardwalk – local Mallard ducks

Some random rag-art

Hamish and Alecia squinting in front of the ‘Designmuseo’

We saw Mini-combi’s in Japan, Finland has their own Mini-Toyota’s

This cool little place is called Bar Llamas, thanks for the recommendation Stef 🙂

Day of the Dead Mexican themed interior was heaps of fun!

Awesome reclaimed flooring in Bar Llamas

Artebia was an amazing Finnish design and craft store we stumbled upon

Mum – if i had the cash these would be yours (Alecia)

Ekberg, the oldest coffee house in Helsinki

… definitely a justified title.

Signature dish: Egg and anchovy open sandwich on rye bread

Ethical designer shop EDEL City with their craaazy telephone handbag

Sinebrychoff Park

Sinebrychoff Park Tower, Helsinki

Alecia showing us downtown parking, Helsinki style… we saw so many cars parked like this all over Helsinki

Some housing in Punavuori area of Helsinki

Hamish told this tough guy where to go.

Slick park benches

Alecia with Odottava äiti (Waiting) a bronze statue by Pekka Jylhän in Kaivopuisto. Also referred to as Odotus (Expectation) – no need to read into this one!

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  1. love your green cape, Muz! Where’d ya score that one? It’s surprising that the buildings are a bit soviet & a bit jugendstil mixed together. Great pics!!!

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