Monday In Finland

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We took the Grey­hound at 7 am on Sun­day, got to Toronto at noon, and flew to Fin­land in the after­noon. We arrived pretty tired but also excited. After all, this is Fin­land. How many times will I get to visit this place?

The only prob­lem with Fin­land is… Finnish. It doesn’t look like any lan­guage I know and it really didn’t make any sense to me. Way too many “ö” and “ë” if you ask me. But for­tu­nately, most peo­ple spoke great Eng­lish so we were able to get around with­out too much trouble.

Helsinki Harbour

Helsinki Har­bour

Helsinki is small but very nice. We walked a bit every­where and ended up by the har­bor and a small mar­ket. The two churches nearby were very beau­ti­ful… and the atmos­phere was quite friendly.

Baltic Sea

Baltic Sea

By The Harbour

By The Harbour

City Center

City Cen­ter

Proudly Finnish

Proudly Finnish

Seafood At The Market

Seafood At The Market

At The Market

At The Market

Beautiful Church

Beau­ti­ful Church

Beautiful Church

Beau­ti­ful Church

View From A Hill

View From A Hill

The City Center

The City Center

Downtown Helsinki

Down­town Helsinki

Small Street

Small Street

White Church and Blue Sky

White Church and Blue Sky

And we are now in Beijing!

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