The pictures included are the result of being lured here at the tail end of winter by my love for Tarkovsky’s “Stalker”, I wasn’t sure what I was looking for or expected to find. It was an education to experience a country keen to break away from its recent Soviet past and embrace the next phase of its role as an intersection between Russia, Scandinavia and Europe.
The Soviet take on the Olympic logo, 1980The Linnahall from across the bayMore like a cruise liner than a hotelView of the sea facing side of the LinnahallPatarei PrisonSculpture commemorating the War dead of 1939-1945