I was lucky enough to accompany Global Degree and Day With A Local on a tour of the Porkkala region in Southern Finland as part of a YouTube series that will be released next year. After catching an early train from Helsinki we arrived in Kirkkonummi where we were driven to Sjundby Manor. When weContinue reading “A visit to Porkkala and 1950’s Era Russia”
Over the last year I have been concentrating much more on my photography and would like to continue you doing so over the year, and possibly, the years to come. So I have decided with the help of this challenge to post a photograph a day during next year. What is your challenge forContinue reading “New Horizon”
The sculpture World Peace was donated by the City of Moscow as part of the Cities’ Friendship and cultural exchange program. The five statues represent the five continents and raise their hands in solidarity for world peace, above them a globe decorated by foliage. Designed by Oleg Kirjuhin and unveiled in 1990, the sculpture standsContinue reading “Sculptures of Helsinki #7”
There was a varying degree of architecture in Saint Petersburg from a range of different periods. It was the ferry port that caught my eye. The strong sharp lines of the concrete building with the Russian lettering on top reminded me of the Soviet Union and architecture that was popular at that time.