Living in Canada, we’re all used to snow. You don’t have to be from the Arctic to know that snow comes in many different types. Today we had a steady fall of one of the more pleasant kinds of snow, … Continue reading
Nature Interaction. Nice to see that Harrison has got some new nature pics up on Pinterest. I love Harrison’s nature photos. He takes a slow and thoughtful approach, like today’s pictures of the ice and snow crystals on the plants.
These are all from my week in Helsinki in January 2012.
Yesterday I posted this picture and asked if you know what’s inside. I thought it was one of those tents the workers put over manholes in the winter or during rain so they can do their work without also having … Continue reading
When I decided to go to Helsinki, I had never been there before, and (to the shock of all my travel writer friends) I did no research beforehand, other than some minimal stuff to get a hotel and figure out … Continue reading
Helsinki, Finland, January 19, 2012. Photo by Jill Browne. In the old part of Helsinki there is an elegant formal park called the Esplanade. Even in the middle of a snowy winter, people promenade there, after a fashion. The … Continue reading
January 20, 2012, Helsinki, Finland. Same ship, two different vantage points.