Helsinki, Finland #004

I read somewhere before we left for Helsinki that if you want to look like a local, don’t feed the seagulls. We may live inland and don’t get to see many seagulls here, but we figured that was common knowledge everywhere. Well, it seems that the case with the seagulls of Helsinki is don’t eat in front of them at all!

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Until next time …

Helsinki, Finland #003

Our last full day in Helsinki was to be our “shopping” day, buying souvenirs and gifts for the family. However, we were a little delayed in our start at Kauppatori, as the sky turned darker and darker – the obvious sign of impending rain. Only minutes after this photo was taken, the heavens opened, and my new and as-yet-unwashed blue jeans dyed my new cream canvas shoes forever with the memory of that shopping morning …

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Until next time …