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May 16: sauna

We had one last chance to take sauna and made the most of it.

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View from the hallway to the sauna over the northern courtyard and across the water to the Merihaka towers, plus a diffused sky rainbow on the wall.

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Strikingly, there was still some sun at that point shining on the icebreakers.

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L to R: sun, Kallio church, Merihaka towers, camera ghost, and sun ships.

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A fiery assortment of antennas and towers.

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The outside room of the sauna.

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The sauna sanctum. The camera lens fogged up immediately; I was glad the extreme heat didn't screw up the camera beyond its existing state of disrepair.

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The cool-off bench on the roof; it has its own metaroof.

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The view westward from the bench down Merikasarminkatu.

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And the view southward straight across the square and out to the water.

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We stayed until it got dusky; here the square under its sodium nightlights as glimpsed from the roof.

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We ventured illicitly up the ladder in the earlier picture and got this expanded view to the north; you can see the Kallio church tower illuminated to the left of the ladder rungs.

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Merisotilaantori impression.

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The tram circled around the square while I was still out on the roof.

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View from the hallway again, the Merihaka towers still just visible in silhouette.