Sailing through Historical Helsinki

By ColleenA
Good morning from a cloudy Helsinki....thank you for all your wonderful votes and comments yesterday. Also a huge thank you to Irish Kate an to Jukka (Kuvailija) for their UA's. Jukka lives in Helsinki so I was so happy that he thinks I captured the essence of his city.
These images above ere taken on our boat cruise around hat they call Historical Helsinki. I was amazed that the waterways are a maze of tiny islands dotted around. Our boat zigzagged through them. I have included a few of the more interesting buildings on them as well as a few of the mainland from the water. There were also at least 4 cruise ships docked in Helsinki. Midday is never the greatest time to capture images but I have done my best.
Have a nice day... it is our last full day here, before flying to Manchester for the 3rd Ashes cricket test. I am meeting Angela Seager (epz member) there if anyone wants to join us for a day out with our camera's....just send me or her a pm GrinGrin

Tags: Finland Helsinki Landscape and travel

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
30 Jul 2013 6:37AM
Another super set, Collen, with V.1 being my pick of the bunch. What an amazing cruise ship that is Smile Where are you off to next? Carol

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Andysnapper 10 109 25 England
30 Jul 2013 6:37AM
Another lovely, evocative set Colleen. I'm really enjoying your holiday, hope you are too.

Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
30 Jul 2013 6:45AM
What a superb capture V1 is Colleen !! Really the pick amongst an excellent set Smile I can see you enjoy your holiday Smile Enjoy your last day there !! Here by us it is sunny but freezing Smile
S_Psharma 5 1 India
30 Jul 2013 6:55AM
Another set of excellent images for me v1 is best.
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
30 Jul 2013 7:00AM
Such a wide diversity of architecture and very well captured. Another excellent tour, Colleen.

30 Jul 2013 7:25AM
fine set of images again Colleen with for me v1 being the real winner fine composition

30 Jul 2013 7:37AM
What a beautiful city it is. No woner Jukka is proud of it. I am looking forward to your next stop Colleen.

SUE118 Plus
10 8 1 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 7:40AM
I'm really enjoying your diary of images.
30 Jul 2013 7:44AM
Great images again , Colleen ! I have seen during some 45 years certainly thousands of images of the Helsinki cathedral and the harbour, but never seen this good about them, A genious combination ! All the other images give me a very good feeling too, like there was nothing ugly in Helsinki (if only). Thanks Colleen!!!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin ---- Jukka.
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 7:51AM
30 Jul 2013 8:26AM
Wonderful ColleenSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 8:27AM
Helsinki looks lovely - your images have done the city proud. Excellent set! Smile

barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 8:30AM
A good and interesting collection....
That cruise ship in V1 really is horrendous in my eyes....
I remember then coming up the river in Amsterdam a real eyesore.
Tish1 Plus
5 16 4 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 8:32AM
Crickey Colleen the ferry is bigger than the town; another set of wonderful memories of our holiday Grin

Make sure you are wearing flat comfortable shoes when you land in Manchester, believe me you will have a very long walk to collect your luggage; so long, you'll think you've walked all the way from Helsinki.

netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
30 Jul 2013 8:40AM
Look's a lovely place.You've showed us another Brilliant set from your holiday ColleenSmile
CHRISB911 12 54 1
30 Jul 2013 8:46AM
beauiful picture, great colours
Mrsbass 5 2 1 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 9:14AM
Superb bakers dozen of this beautiful city Colleen - all have great composition, colour and presentation as always.
ensign 10 212 1 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 9:26AM
A great set. Totally diffrent view of the city from the water.
9 10 10 England
30 Jul 2013 9:44AM
Makes me feel I am on the boat with you Colleen - a very impressive set.
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 10:01AM
A brilliant set of images V13 for me today,

Ali Smile
boov 5 2 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 10:17AM
Super tour again...
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 10:25AM
A set that will always stay with you for the memories Colleen
a lovely set
Nikonuser1 Plus
5 153 16 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 10:28AM
Another great series Colleen, V13 for meSmile

NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 11:13AM
There is so much to look at and admire Colleen in the superb set of high quality travel documentary photographs. Image one is simply superb, todays modern Ocean going liners are super sized hotels...

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 11:36AM
A wonderful journey with you seeing the very well designed houses,sculptures and I especially
like V12 today with that one yacht in f/g backed by all the others.
Some lovely photography, perfect skies and enough to make one consider a holiday to Helsinki.
30 Jul 2013 12:08PM
A great set of images of Helsinki from the sea, thanks for sharing & finding time to upload while sightseeing
V1 is my favourite

NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
30 Jul 2013 1:18PM
Great the colour of the ship and its surroundings............GrinGrinGrinGrin
richmowil Plus
9 352 2 England
30 Jul 2013 2:01PM
Stunning set of images Colleen - First class!!
widtink 5 406 2 Scotland
30 Jul 2013 2:41PM
Another great set Colleen Smile

30 Jul 2013 4:22PM
Fabulous set of great captures Colleen!
30 Jul 2013 4:39PM
Superb photography.
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
30 Jul 2013 4:40PM
Lovely tour of the city Colleen Smile
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
30 Jul 2013 5:34PM
I'm very envious of you getting to all these delightful places, Colleen! Another wonderful collection of images Smile
Trev Smile
30 Jul 2013 5:47PM
Wow, these are wonderful, so crisp and clean!!! Wish I was in Helsinki too....Love V1
Philip_H 6 1 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 6:19PM
Fascinating and enjoyable set, Colleen.

Brian65 9 2 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 6:47PM
Another wonderful set Colleen, thank you for sharing them.
moiral 8 12 Scotland
30 Jul 2013 8:04PM
Amazing set of shots Colleen. You are certainly getting around. Moira
30 Jul 2013 8:28PM
Another fine series Collen. You really have seen some beautiful things Grin

6 3 8 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 8:41PM
A fine set images that looks a lovely place to visitWinkGrin
johnlw 11 1 10 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 10:29PM
I've just gone through everyones images on the I PadSmile but I had to start up the mac to go through yours. SmileNever mind it was well worth it as its been a super trip with so much to see.
Thanks again.
30 Jul 2013 11:29PM
Wow Colleen. What a journey you have had! And now more cricket. V4 for me today. Just love it. Cathy
What a beautiful place you are visiting.. these shots are wonderful Colleen, I love V4..GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin

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