TV Tower as seen from Brunnenstrasse

TV Tower as seen from Brunnenstrasse

Another view to the TV Tower – this time seen from Brunnenstrasse, close to Bernauer Strasse.

Helsinki Cathedral and Market Square as seen from the Sea

Helsinki Cathedral and Market Square as seen from the Sea

One day we took a boat from the Market Square to one of the islands around Helsinki and enjoyed this great view. Of course I took a couple of pictures. On this photo you see the Helsinki Cathedral, a.k.a. “The White Church” (Finnish: Helsingin tuomiokirkko, Suurkirkko; Swedish: Helsingfors domkyrka, Storkyrkan) and the central Market Square (Kauppatori in Finnish, Salutorget in Swedish) as seen from the Sea.

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Helsinki: Uspenski Cathedral and Market Square

Helsinki: Uspenski Cathedral and Market Square

I took this photo when we were taking a boat from the market square to the islands around Helsinki. In the foreground you see the lively central Market Square – in the background the impressive Uspenski Cathedral. On the right side the iconic Stora Enso building by Alvar Aalto form 1962, also known as “The Sugar Cube” because of its exterior made of pure white Carrara marble.

View to the Svartholma Sea Fortress

View to the Svartholma Sea Fortress

A view to the ‘backside’ of the Svartholma Sea Fortress. In this photo you can see the fortress walls – and two boats parked near the main harbor of the island.

Sailboat passing Svartholma Sea Fortress

Sailboat passing Svartholma Sea Fortress

Another view from the Svartholma Sea Fortress – a Sailboat passing by.

Hanko Beach Panorama

Hanko Beach Panorama

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Hanko is one of the few places in Finland where you can actually hang on a proper beach. In the center of this Panorama picture you can see parts of the Port of Hanko where rather large ships load and unload goods basically all day and all of the night.

So while people are working nearby basically 24/7 you can enjoy a relaxing afternoon starring at the open sea, watching ships come and go every now and then, maneuvering between the small islands you see near the Port of Hanko.

Berlin TV Tower

Berlin TV Tower

Berlin Summer: blue skies in Oderberger Strasse

Berlin Summer: blue skies in Oderberger Strasse

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