My first day in Melbourne I knew exactly where I wanted to go. From my time there eight years ago I had become familiar with the city and knew that one of the best views was found from the roof of the ANZAC memorial, a 15 minute walk from the construction site that was currentlyContinue reading “Melbourne Then and Now”
The Helsinki Cathedral is an icon of the city and goes by many names, in Finnish its called Tuomiokirkko. Events and gatherings take place throughout the year in Senate Square with the Cathedral as its backdrop, locals gather on the steps during the summer, and its domes can be seen from all over the city.Continue reading “The View from Helsinki Cathedral”
Last week I managed to visit the Finnish city of Tampere, once famous for its dolphins, it is now becoming a much visited destination in Finland. My photo is a very typical one for anyone visiting the industrial city. If you would like to see an alternative view head over to my Facebook page forContinue reading “Visiting Tampere”
Last week this view in Helsinki was full of colour, ruska was here and the city looked beautiful. Yesterday saw the first snow and that means only one thing, winter is on the way. We don’t know for how long it will last but there is one certainty, more snow will come and the lakeContinue reading “Two Views – Autumn VS Winter”
A trip home to the UK and a trip to one of my favourite places, The Lake District. The view from Sharp Edge on the way up Blen Cathra, not long before the photograph was taken I was swimming in Scales Tarn seen below. Sharp Edge is known for its dangerous ascent especially around theContinue reading “Over the Edge”
Helsinki Ghost Town is far from the tourist trail but well worth a visit. To get there I would suggest going by bike, it’s a great ride connected by cycle paths all the way from the city. It is possible to get there by public transport, metro to Herttoniemi and then a bus, I won’tContinue reading “Helsinki Ghost Town in Kruunuvuori”
See more photographs in my post Helsinki Cathedral.
While exploring the differences in seasons I was able to take another comparison between winter and summer in Helsinki. This time the view is from the top of Kallio Church, one of my favorite buildings in the city. From the top of the tower, on a clear day, you can see all the way down toContinue reading “The View From Kallio Church”