Helsinki, Finland - juli 2012

I visited Helsinki, Finland, on my very first cruise on the Baltic from Stockholm to London.

Töölö, Helsinki, Finland

Going for a bird's eye view / Töölö, Helsinki / photographed by M. Muinonen, 2008 / creative commons CC BY-NC-ND

National Library of Finland; Helsinki, Finland

This is the National Library of Finland located in Helsinki. It is the oldest and largest scholarly library in Finland.

Stairs of the Helsinki Cathedral filled with crocheted patchwork quilts of the world.

(source) Over crocheted afghans covered the steps of the Helsinki Cathedral in Finland. Often, Yarnbombing is done for charity or a cause. The Helsinki Cathedral yarnbombing installation was …


Helsinki, the capital of Finland where Eastern and Western cultures meet, welcomes travellers to discover the Scandinavian metropolis with a human dimension!

Kuvassa mattolaituri Munkkisaaren salmessa. Taustalla Jätkäsaari ja jäänmurtaja s/s Sampo. Foto: Signe Brander, 1907.

Women washing carpets at Munkkisaari. Jätkäsaari and icebreaker s/s Sampo at the background.

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