"19/1 Just returned from Helsinki" Helsinki by ATLC
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We only had 4 hours in Helsinki. Good enough for lunch, some shopping and a long walk. Dark falls early and in that twilight, this church on Senate square becomes a fairy tale.
I was in Stockholm for a return trip to Helsinki on this boat, the Viking Line Gabriela.
I was on board for a conference with women from 15 European countries.
Gili_S kindly made this photo of the ship (3 Jan 2004), whilst docked in Helsinki.
23 Jan 2004.
Today a VT-er tells me that it is all over the news: this ship collided today with another ship. No casualities but it proves that an accident is just round the corner and it is such luck to escape. I was on that ship not even a week ago. The captain of the other ship has been accused of drunkenness.
News in Swedish:
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