Kaisaniemi in the winter

Fond memories of wintry Helsinki as snow falls on Seattle. Photo courtesy of Helsinki City Tourist Information. More photos

Kotiharju public sauna, Kallio, Helsinki, Finland.

Men are sitting and cooling down after sauna. This is one of the last few public saunas left in Helsinki downtown.


~~} "Carpet washing platform or mattolaituri in Finnish. These can be found all over Finland, by rivers, lakes or the sea.

Sibelius monument

Jean Sibelius Statue in Helsinki, Finland by Alixer, Finland classical music composer, music composer wtih synesthesia

Esplanadi in the christmas time

Thomas Christmas Market held every year in Helsinki. Photo courtesy of Visit Finland © MEK Finnish Tourist Board.

Hakaniemi across the water.

Hakaniemi (in Helsinki) across the water.

Helsingin Jäätelötehdas, kesäkioski Taivallahti, Helsinki

Helsingin Jäätelötehdas, kesäkioski Taivallahti, Helsinki

Korkeasaari zoo in the winter

Korkeasaari Zoo in the winter, Helsinki, Finland

New public sauna coming to Helsinki

Kulttuurisauna will be completed in Hakaniemenranta on the Helsinki waterfront in early spring. In addition to a sauna, the building will accommodate a small cafeteria, a small private room and an office.