Finland’s Presidential Palace

  On July 16, 2018, US President, Donald Trump met with Russian President, Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.  They met in Finland's Presidential Palace, shown above. I stood across this narrow canal in August, 2017 and took this photo.  Not because it looked like a palace, far from it, but just to document my presence.  It … Continue reading Finland’s Presidential Palace

Helsinki Cathedral

Helsinki's skyline is dominated by the Helsinki Lutheran Cathedral.  It rests on a hilltop overlooking the harbor, city centre and state government buildings. Completed in 1852, it was named the Church of St. Nicholas, but after Finland's independence from Russia in 1917 it was known as the Great Church.  When the Lutheran Diocese of Helsinki … Continue reading Helsinki Cathedral