As I mentioned in part 1, Helsinki has trams, or as we’d say in American English, streetcars. (I try to avoid the “t” word — “trolley” — since to so many people that now means a diesel bus with goofy … Continue reading
In this post, I’m going to cover the commuter-rail network serving Helsinki, and also (for lack of a better place to discuss it) show a few bits of mainline railway as well — since they share facilities and are operated … Continue reading
That’s what I said on Twitter when I was there, and a few times after I returned. “Every” is perhaps a bit of an overstatement, but certainly anyone involved in transportation planning in a US metropolitan area of a similar … Continue reading
This is about as total a break from the figure skating coverage as I can manage, I think. My first experience in Finland was as an exchange student in 1988–89. I had not been back to the country (or indeed … Continue reading
I promised another post about Helsinki (which has somehow turned into three posts) and one about Reykjavik, and these are still in the works. Unfortunately, the trees in this part of the world are very busy having sex right now, … Continue reading
I promise this is my last figure skating post for a long time. You can review all the others by browsing the 2017 World Figure Skating Championships tag. There will be a few more posts, two or perhaps three, on … Continue reading
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And finally, group 5: Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov (RUS) — bronze medalists, 27 photos Evgenia was skating with ten stitches in her leg after an accident in the morning practice session. Xiaoyu Yu/Hao Zhang (CHN) — 4 photos (sorry!) Aliona Savchenko/Bruno … Continue reading
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Group 3: Alexa Scimeca Knierim/Chris Knierim (USA) — 21 photos Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN) — 9 photos Natalia Zabiiako/Alexander Enbert (RUS) — 17 photos Liubov Ilyushechkina/Dylan Moscovitch (CAN) — 21 photos
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Group 2: Vanessa James/Morgan Cipres (FRA) — 29 photos Nicole Della Monica/Matteo Guarise (ITA) — 9 photos Julianne Seguin/Charlie Bilodeau (CAN) — 8 photos Valentina Marchei/Ondrej Hotarek (ITA) —
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Group 1: Tae Ok Ryom/Ju Sik Kim (PRK) — 41 photos Anna Duskova/Martin Bidar (CZE) — 45 photos Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov (RUS) — 55 photos Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya/Harley Wndsor (AUS) — 14 photos