Archive for September 29th, 2010

29.09.10 – Meet Sisu, Otso and Voima.

One of the busiest and most often visited areas of Helsinki is the harbor where the big boats leave for Stockholm, Talin and other points which can be reached by sea. Most visitors to the city are familiar with the market place at the harbor and the big Viking and Silja cruise ships which arrive in the morning and depart in the evening. Not everyone is familiar with the harbor on the SouthEast side, opposite the Viking Line, which is home to the icebreakers which keep the sea lanes open during the cold winter months. So far I’ve only seen them sitting in the harbor but as the days grow shorter and colder, I can’t wait to see these three ships in action.


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