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... bumping into the large fortification walls.
I see storm clouds on the horizon and decide it's time to make way back to the main land. I've done a once around the island peaking in nearly every nook and cranny so not much else to do. Plus the hoards are starting to arrive. There are two huge cruise ships in port today and this must be one of their prime tour spots. The narrow streets are filling fast and soon it will be too crowded to walk ...
They are fun, and will attend a music festival tomorrow and will dress up. They show us their planned outfits.
Then we go into town for the afternoon and evening. Helsinki is relatively flat, spacious, clean, has simple but tastefully decorated buildings, some beautiful churches, and a splendid cathedral.
We also pass a church almost dug out of the rock. It is partially underground with an unusual round roof - the shape ...
... out of the sight of land. We had one stop at Mariehamn on an island off the Finland coast to set down and pick up passengers and cars. Eleven and a half hours went really quickly and we enjoyed our trip, or one day cruise as Neville called it.
We stayed the night at a rest area about halfway between Turku and Helsinki.
... 2015 by Iraqi artist Adel Abidin. The video depicts a fictional interview with Michael Jackson when he returns from death, complete with screaming fans in Times Square.
With the exception of the Andy Warhol and Yoko Ono photographs, neither of us liked the Robert Mapplethorpe exhibit on the third floor.
When we left the museum, we walked about a block and one-half to the central Helsinki train station. I wanted ...
... and I continued around the earthworks and guns of Kustaanmiekka. Kustaanmiekka offers a view of the original bastion fortress as well as the late 19th century Russian defence line, complete with sand banks and artillery emplacements. We walked down to the King's Gate then back around past the Russian guns. The monumental King's Gate is the iconic symbol of Suomenlinna. It was built between 1753 and 1754 as a ceremonial gateway to the fortress. The gate is built ...