Travel Blogs from Mariehamn, Finland

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Silja Line Ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm, Mariehamn, Finland travel blog

Silja Line Ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm

A travel blog entry by madman96

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I'm taking off today and can't wait to hit up Sweden!!!  Finland was entirely uneventful and I wish I had used the opportunity to get better rested but it was cool to see a familiar face after Russia.  Yan joins me for breakfast at the local ...

BL #15: Sample A Swedish Smorgasbord, Mariehamn, Finland travel blog

BL #15: Sample A Swedish Smorgasbord

A travel blog entry by pwong

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Swedes absolutely love their smorgasbords, as do the rest of the Scandinavians, though they may call it by a different name.  It's quite the luxury in expensive Scandinavia, to be able to pay a set price and completely stuff yourself without ...

Uffe på berget, Godby, Finland travel blog

Uffe på berget

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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Rock off festival and walking around with a beer, Mariehamn, Finland travel blog

Rock off festival and walking around with a beer

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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Grill, bath and going home, Storby, Finland travel blog

Grill, bath and going home

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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Sunds church, Sund, Finland travel blog

Sunds church

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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Camp at Kärrningsunds camping, Storby, Finland travel blog

Camp at Kärrningsunds camping

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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Ruins of Bomarsund castle and view, Bomarsund, Finland travel blog

Ruins of Bomarsund castle and view

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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The castle, Kastelhom, Finland travel blog

The castle

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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Herrö nature reserve, Flaka, Finland travel blog

Herrö nature reserve

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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The crew and a smattering of Islands, Mariehamn, Finland travel blog

The crew and a smattering of Islands

A travel blog entry by mylifesjourney

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This is such a beautiful archipelago, that I completely understand why it is such a popular sailing area for both Fins and Swedes. On one side, I'm grateful that mass tourism hasn’t discovered this area yet, but on the other side, it’s such ...

Jun 17, 2009, Lemland, Finland travel blog

Jun 17, 2009

A travel blog entry by mylifesjourney

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Keep walking, Mariehamn, Finland travel blog

Keep walking

A travel blog entry by renard

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... my Finnish schedule completely, but hopefully will be worth it. So I caught in Stockholm, on Wednesday afternoon, the slow boat to Mariehamn, which brought me here before eight in the morning. My only other option would be to take a later boat and arrive ...

Not a lot to report day, Mariehamn, Finland travel blog

Not a lot to report day

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

It was a breezy, drizzly, cool grotty sort of day. Not really a day to set off to see the wonders of the islands, so we decided to stay put. Not a lot to report, we cleaned the boat in the morning, went to look for the damaged power boat (unsuccessfully) ...

No Room at the Inn, Mariehamn, Finland travel blog

No Room at the Inn

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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We had a peaceful night and we were off sailing again by 10:00, destination Mariehamn but this time the Western harbour, where the ferry terminal is situated. It was another breezy, cloud/sun sort of day and again we had to intersperse the use of the ...

And then there were two, Mariehamn, Finland travel blog

And then there were two

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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The weather suited the occasion, it was drizzly and miserable, Still, we had things to do, including 5 loads of washing, so there was no idling about, everyone was up and the 3 machines we'd booked were busy by 08:00. Our plan for the last morning was ...

The last day together, Mariehamn, Finland travel blog

The last day together

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... was that the route takes you through a canal, called the Lemströmskanal, which links the inland sea of the Lumparn with Mariehamn, thus avoiding a major detour around the peninsula called Lumparland and Lemland. This canal, which is only a few tens of ...

A small vacation to Åland, Mariehamn, Finland travel blog

A small vacation to Åland

A travel blog entry by margogoes

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It has been a hectic time for me...the visit from Jennifer and family and the start of my Swedish language classes has combined to make my schedule non-stop for the past couple of weeks.   Quite some time ago our friends Pelle and Christine ...

Ruotsin laivalla, Mariehamn, Finland travel blog

Ruotsin laivalla

A travel blog entry by niittymakimatti

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night ferry to Stockholm!, Marieham, Finland travel blog

night ferry to Stockholm!

A travel blog entry by sherylmcdonald

ferry stops here for a few, en ...

In the company of one of the Greats, Mariehamn, Finland travel blog

In the company of one of the Greats

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... to leave this lovely little harbour and that was the ever-present problem of the build-up of clothes that needed washing and Mariehamn presented an opportunity to get our laundry done. So, having made the decision there was little point in tarrying and we ...

Jul 26, 2014, Mariehamn, Finland travel blog

Jul 26, 2014

A travel blog entry by dan.roslyn

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Auf dem Seeweg nach Schweden, Mariehamn, Finland travel blog

Auf dem Seeweg nach Schweden

A travel blog entry by patresen

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In elf Stunden kann man von Tokio nach Frankfurt fliegen (siehe letzter Blog hier), oder mit dem Schiff von Turku nach Stockholm fahren. Immerhin eine Zeitzone Unterschied! 212 Meter lang der Pott, im finnischen Archipel bzw. den schwedischen Schären ...

Arrive in Mariehamn, Marriehamn, Finland travel blog

Arrive in Mariehamn

A travel blog entry by amthomas

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Åland 2007, Mariehamn, Finland travel blog

Åland 2007

A travel blog entry by samshaw77

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Casinos, Dinos and cleaning, Mariehamn, Finland travel blog

Casinos, Dinos and cleaning

A travel blog entry by fin5prtw

In the end I got a job, two in fact. Putting my degree into full use by cleaning at a mingolf course and a new, rather swanky, nightclub. Actually it wasn't so bad, I spent my days cleaning while singing at the top of my voice (really out of tune), ...

An OK stop, but what a dinner!, Mariehamn, Finland travel blog

An OK stop, but what a dinner!

A travel blog entry by robertjscottjr

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This was our first stop on our tour of the Baltic region. What we learned is that Mariehamn (named for the empress of Russia, Marie Alexandrovna) is the capital of Alands, a collection of islands in the Baltic halfway between Sweden and Finland.  ...

A day of revelations, Mariehamn, Finland travel blog

A day of revelations

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... Looking around, this really is an United Nations of yachties, we have the following, reading from left to right from the welcoming flags that the marina hoists :- Canada, Britain, Holland, Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Denmark, Sweden and of course, ...

Mariehamn, Aland Islands, Mariehamn, Finland travel blog

Mariehamn, Aland Islands

A travel blog entry by karangi

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DAY 13 ..... Sunday, June 1st ..... Mariehamn Now we are Southern Finland and the capital of the Aland Islands. It is a beautiful sailing area and a larger version of the San Juan/Gulf Islands of the Pacific Northwest. In fact, Mariehamn could be ...

Åland, Mariehamn, Finland travel blog

Åland

A travel blog entry by bluesmartie

... to the Åland Islands. They`re the group of Islands between Finland and Sweden - technically part of Finland, but they speak mainly Swedish here. The main city - Mariehamn is quite small, so after a quick city tour I rented a bicycle and headed north. I ...

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