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Helsinki Carriage Horses

tags: horses, carriage horses, Helsinki, Finland, travel Helsinki has carriage horses in its parks, just as NYC does. Image: GrrlScientist, 5 July 2009 [larger view]. I only photographed these horses, I didn’t go for a carriage ride, although I think a carriage ride would have been fun (even though it was raining frequently throughout this…

Kauppatori Open Air Market

tags: food, Kauppatori Open Air Market, Helsinki, Finland, travel A look out from under a coffee tent at the Kauppatori open air market. Image: GrrlScientist, 5 July 2009 [larger view]. Here’s a look at the Kauppatori open air market from a little coffee tent that my friend and I (and close to 50 other people)…

Lunch in Helsinki, 5

tags: food, Helsinki, Finland, travel Traditional Finnish lunch, prepared at the Kauppatori open air market. Image: GrrlScientist, 5 July 2009 [larger view]. Here’s a look at this traditional lunch as it was being prepared in front of my friend and I at the Kauppatori open air market.

Helsinki Park

tags: park, Seurasaari, Helsinki, Finland, image of the day Park in Helsinki, Finland. Photographed as I walked through Helsinki, Finland, from Seurasaari. Image: GrrlScientist, 4 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image) I really like this image, and the bridge, too. It’s very Monet-esque, don’t you think?

tags: dock, Seurasaari, Helsinki, Finland, image of the day Public dock in downtown Helsinki, Finland. Photographed as I walked through Helsinki, Finland, from Seurasaari. Image: GrrlScientist, 4 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image) Here is a lovely public dock located in downtown Helsinki (yes, that’s a waterfall in the center). Standing there reminded me —…

Helsinki Lily, 2

tags: flowers, Seurasaari, Helsinki, Finland, image of the day Canna Lily cultivar, probably “The President”. Photographed as I walked through Helsinki, Finland, to Seurasaari. Image: GrrlScientist, 4 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image)

Helsinki Lily

tags: flowers, Seurasaari, Helsinki, Finland, image of the day Flower blossom (Ginger? Canna Lily cultivar). Photographed as I walked through Helsinki, Finland, to Seurasaari. Image: GrrlScientist, 4 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image) Is this one of the many domestic ginger cultivars or is it a real species? If so, which one?

Seurasaari Beach House

tags: beach house, Seurasaari, Helsinki, Finland, image of the day Beach house. Photographed on the shores of Seurasaari (Helsinki, Finland). Image: GrrlScientist, 4 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image) Have I shown you this house yet? I know I have roughly one dozen photographs of it from various angles, so I am sure it has…

Helsinki Art

tags: artwork, Helsinki, Finland, image of the day Hevoset “Horses” (dark granite; 1940). Gunnar Finne (1886 – 1952). (Bäcksbacka collection donated to The City of Helsinki in the 1970’s) Photographed outside Taidemuseo Meilahti (Meilahti art museum) in Helsinki, Finland, as I walked to Seurasaari. Image: GrrlScientist, 4 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image) This sculpture…

Lunch in Helsinki, 4

tags: food, Seurasaari, Helsinki, Finland, image of the day Lunch in Helsinki, Finland, as I walked to Seurasaari. Image: GrrlScientist, 4 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image) As you can see from this amazing lunch, I am a piscivore, when not constrained by finances.