Finland: Day 2 – Helsinki

Between travel and the time change, the previous day had lasted 44 hours before I went to sleep shortly before midnight.  Despite this, I awoke at 3 a.m. for reasons not completely known.  While certainly unplanned, this gave me the opportunity to fully appreciate the Finnish summer only one week after the solstice.  I can only assume that darkness fell on the country for a brief period but I myself never saw it. Continue Reading →