Helsinki, Finland (by John C.)

Helsinki, Finland (by John C.) Raitio vaunut and the streets mom told me she had a hard time walking on as a teen in high heels --- I had a hard time walking in heels too in a Finland and that's recently!

Helsinki trams

Tram car in Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki, Finland

16 Major World Cities, Ranked From Most To Least Honest Reporters at Readers Digest “lost” their wallets in cities around the world and kept track of how many of them were returned. The results might surprise you.

Helsinki Alppiruusupuisto / Rhododendron park in Haaga

Helsinki Alppiruusupuisto / Rhododendron park in Haaga

Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Finland. Situated on a group of islands off Helsinki, Suomenlinna was built during the Swedish era as a maritime fortress and a base for the Archipelago Fleet. Work on the fortress was begun in the mid-18th century. Today, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Finland’s most popular tourist attractions. Suomenlinna is also a district of the city of Helsinki, with a permanent population of more than 800.

Last Friday I was an invited speaker at seminar that the History Dept.

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Posh tents on the grounds for extra visitors

A catedral de Helsinque

A catedral de Helsinque

Sofiankatu

Sofiankatu

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