I love sunsets. I reckon I am some sort of a sunset freak. Whether I am at home or travelling I always want to take a peak in the horizon at sundown.
In Finland there is a stark difference with the amount of sunlight between seasons. In winter we basically have to survive with only a couple of hours of daylight or with no daylight at all in Lapland, the northernmost part of Finland. This is called the polar night. It occurs when the sun does not rise above the horizon and the night lasts for more than 24 hours. The opposite phenomenon is called the midnight sun. It occurs when the sun stays above the horizon for more than 24 hours.
So having said this sunlight has a special meaning to me no matter whether it is winter or summer. Sunsets in Helsinki, the capital of Finland, can be pretty awesome all year round. I am happy to live on top of a hill and enjoy magnificent 180-degree views over the surrounding areas from my balcony. From here I can see everyone but no one can see me. How perfect! My balcony is just an ideal place to relax and enjoy the evening sun and spectacular sunsets with clouds playing in the sky. Therefore I want to share some of the most impressive sunsets with you. All taken from one single place, my balcony, throughout the year. This spring especially in March and April we had some very stunning sunsets, at times the whole sky seemed to be on fire. Which one is your favourite?
Which one did you like the best? What is your favourite place to watch sunsets?
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