While in Helsinki, I try to combine work and doing something interesting together. Until today, the weather was great, sunny, and not as cold as everybody told me it was going to be, so we went on long bike rides every day, including the very first day I came.
Boris discovered several new bike routes, and each day, our ride was different and very scenic. Boris often reminds me the story which happened to me on one of my early visits, when I thought that if I needed to get from one point on the shore to another point on the shore, I could do so by walking along the shoreline:)
I am not making this mistake anymore, but all three of our rides were along the shoreline (for my love of it :)).
Also, not really related to biking, but I have to mention, that the Stockmann store serves lunches on the eighth floor, same as “before”, and they even have salmon soup:
And also – I discovered a new pastry in the Espresso House: