Through the ice

The Port of Helsinki in Finland is almost every winter icebound.

The cruise ships and ferries entering the port will pass the Fortress of Suomenlinna  through the fractured ice via narrow Kustaanmiekka strait which leaves no extra space for big ships.


Remember the passport control, if you are sailing under foreign flag.


The fortress has a beautiful star-shape which is clearly visible only from the see and and  at the deck of a big ship.



About Olli Laasanen

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2 Responses to Through the ice

  1. Debra Kolkka says:

    Great photos. It seems we have both been to Suomenlinna recently.

    • Thanks Debra! 🙂 We have, though last Tuesday I only passed it. I was walking there in December, maybe I should post something from that visit too …

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