Back in Helsinki

After flying back from Oulu to Helsinki I had a couple of days to get some washing done at my favourite coin laundry, and get some more photos around Helsinki before my flight to Stockholm.

On the first day I got up fairly early and walked in the general direction of sea, passing the Cathedral and the Senate Square, before spotting the first of the sunrise.

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Oulu – A winter wonderland

Oulu, I still have no idea how to pronounce it, is an interesting place. A colleague at work who had spent some time in Finland would keep correcting me.

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The easiest way to get around Finland in winter is to fly. Unlike more southern airports, Finnish airports don’t close if there is snow, like everything else the infrastructure is built to handle it. I had a short flight from Helsinki to Oulu, and probably spent more time in the taxi and waiting at the gate that I did actually in the air.

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17 February 2019

I got back from my trip earlier this week, but I don’t go back until Monday. I haven’t been up to much this week, still gettin over a chest infection and food poisoning.

I have managed to move my jetlag affected wake up time from 4AM to 6AM, so that’s nice.

In efforts to ease my way back into work after nearly two months off I’ve caught up with friends to catch up on all the goings ons, and found my new desk.

What photos have I taken?

I haven’t taken any photos since getting back, but I have started to go through more of my photos from my trip. I spent some time editing together some of my drone footage from Finland.

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