Saturday Statues

This red granite building in Porvoo was designed by Walter and Ivar Thomén. The men were also the designers of Helsinki’s Stockmann department store.

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Weekly Favourites

Finally I am back from our three week sailing trip. You can imagine how happy I was to see my Nespresso machine after drinking all kinds of horrible coffee for three weeks! If we were having coffee, I would ask you if you’d join me for a latte or would you perhaps like to sample some tea from London?

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Thursday Doors – Villa Doors

On our sailing trip we spent a few nights in the delightful seaside town, Hanko. The town is known for its’ many old and gorgeous villas, so as a door fanatic, I had to capture some for you to see. The yellow villa has doors with small details, looks quite pretty.

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Cruising the Porvoo River

Hubby and I were invited to Porvoo to celebrate our friend Teemu’s 40th birthday. He had arranged a cruise along the Porvoo river for all the guests aboard M/S Fredrika – the scenery was amazing.

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Cherry on Top

After a long leg of sailing, finally docking into the harbour of Lohusalu in Estonia, we heard Kim Wilde doing a soundcheck at the stage next to the marina. We soon learned that as marina guests, we were entitled to free tickets to the night’s concert. But alas – this was not the cherry on top.

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Saturday Statues

This week we return to Sofia, Bulgaria. There is one statue above all in the city and that is the Statue of Sveta Sofia.

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