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May 12: Porvoo old town

We walked all around the old town with its picturesque cobbly streets.

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The east side of the church.

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Think I snapped this while on the move.

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The north side of the church and tower.

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Getting green!

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Bashful car is bashful.

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I like how refined and solid this fence seems except for the grass lolling in the big gap below it.

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Cobbles and claps.

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An assortment of roof distances.

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This fence means business, no grass sneaking through under there.

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This looks like a locust at first glance, but those hangy things aren't bean pods as they would be on a locust. They look more like samara clusters or something.

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First flowers of spring, maybe? Hi guys.

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A roofsnowcatcher, something I'm more accustomed to seeing in Switzerland.

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Some eave details for yall.

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This is a cool weird old building.

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Some proud mortar beads.

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The beads in a wider context.

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We visited the recently built library, designed by Tuomo Siitonen Architects and completed back in time in 1999.

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Maybe we were told what this building was, but if so, I forget; looks like a big ol' factory.

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Kirjasto bibliotek rainscreen. The letters look a little like unlit neon letters, wish they were.

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Rabbit bollard. Rabbollard.

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A big front plaza for the library.

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An elevated view inside.

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These book cabinets are part of some kind of cool automated technology, but I forget quite what it does.

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Nice lil' covered amphitheater outside one corner of the library.