1 View from close to our home on Kulosaari towards Herttoniemi
3 Visiting the flight Museum close to Helsinki. The green plane in the foreground is a Polikarpov UTI-4, a Russian training plane captured during the second world war.
4 Tuomas sitting in a Cessna 150 and Elsa waiting to try it out too
5 Antti loking at an old telex machine
6 Going onboard a Convair 440 Metropolitan. It was the first pressurized plane used by Finnair.
7 Same Convair that the boys climbed in
9 Tuomas drawing a Messerschmitt
10 Antti at the Kaivopuisto playground in downtown Helsinki
12 Antti and Tuomas at Kaivopuisto
14 Birds looking towards the playground in Kaivopuisto
15 Going for a walk in Kulosaari on a nice, sunny autumn day
16 Kulosaari sailing club and the Wihuri building in the background
17 The Wihuri building, which was originally a hotel and operated as a hospital during the second world war.
18 View to the east (towards Laajasalo) from Kulosaari
19 Apartment and condominium buildings in Herttoniemi
20 Eugen Schauman park on Kulosaari
21 Walking from the Eugen Schauman park back to where we started
23 Villa Granfelt, home built for Allan Granfelt and his family in the early 1900s when Kulosaari was being inhabited. Mr Granfelt bought the entire island of Kulosaari from the widow of Johan Cronstedt in 1907 and soon after that a corporation (Ab Brändö Villastad) was founded for the purpose of creating a new living area on the island.
24 Elsa and Antti helping to rake leaves
25 Antti jumping into the pile of leaves
27 Elsa at a park close to home
29 Antti playing at the park
30 Looking at the Kulosaari Domus building from the playground. The building was built in 1915 and originally had apartments and office space.
33 Walking across the bridge from Mustikkamaa to Korkeasaari zoo on a wet, windy November Sunday
34 Elsa at the zoo
35 Elsa sees something interesting
36 Amy, Antti and Tuomas
38 Going for a walk in Helsinki on Finnish independence day (December 6th). This is the old observatory building close to Kaivopuisto.
39 Another view towards the observatory on top of "Tähtitorninmäki" or "Observatory Hill"
40 View towards downtown Helsinki: Tuomiokirkko Cathedral and Helsinki City Hall (the blue building in the foreground) are the most visible buildings
41 A Silja Line ship waiting to leave for Sweden
42 A sculpture named "Haaksirikkoiset" or "Shipwrecked" on Tähtitorninmäki