Travel Blogs from Finland

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I'm probably getting a lump of coal for this, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

I'm probably getting a lump of coal for this

A travel blog entry by beautiful_freak

This is the furthest north that I have ever been in my life!!! So, we arrived in Rovaniemi in the early morning hours to as usual, bright sunshine. We stored our bags for the day and set out into the world to try and figure out how to get to the ...

Taste of Finnish hospitality, Rautalampi, Finland travel blog

Taste of Finnish hospitality

A travel blog entry by mumnrina


A four hour train journey from Jarvenpaa to Suonenjoki  took us through the Finnish countryside past farming communities, lakes and forests. We went to visit  a retired  cousin and his wife who  picked us up from the train and we ...

Happy New Year!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Happy New Year!

A travel blog entry by sonia72


Sorry family that I've been super slack with my blogging but it had been a crazy busy week with many very late nights. Promise to update properly soon. xxx Pretty lazy day spent mainly in bed. I know that sounds bad but I seriously needed to recover. ...

Castle, lakes and more lakes, Sulkava, Finland travel blog

Castle, lakes and more lakes

A travel blog entry by mumnrina


... not to be. Not long after Rina came in for the night a very destructive electrical storm had worked its way across southern Finland including the district in which we were camped. I have never felt thunder send vibrations through the ground as during this ...

Tankari, Kokkola, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by mumnrina


Sunday  we took a ferry to  nearby Tankari Island with cousin Elsi.  This island has a long sealing history and was a base for fisherman during the season. So much history and really enjoyed the walk around this island  covered in a ...

Stupid moment No.3, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Stupid moment No.3

A travel blog entry by sonia72


Went to Stockmann today to buy a tripod for the camera. Garry's great suggestion so I can take successful photos of Northern Lights. The store was packed & I had just bought CDs & a memory card without the need for assistance. Finding a tripod would be ...

Ryttylä, Ryttylä , Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by mumnrina


... home of a Mission College and some years later became what it is today.  For me personally it was very interesting to see where many of the overseas mission workers are trained and I'm surprised at the number that Finland has for its small size. ...

Historic city of Turku, Turku, Finland travel blog

Historic city of Turku

A travel blog entry by sonia72


Very cold wind blowing today which made it difficult to walk around for long amounts of time. Alleluia for hot coffee, although not as good as home because it's a but weak. Being Boxing Day many things were closed so I really only walked around and ...

Sfeervolle Sneeuw, Turku, Finland travel blog

Sfeervolle Sneeuw

A travel blog entry by opzoeknaardekou


goede rustige overvaart van stockholm naar turku. fijn geregeld in dit land, kom je aan om 7 uur kan je toch al je hotelkamer in. en de hele dag donker is niet zo, dat moeten we dan maar in het noorden ondervinden. het maritiem museum is groot en heeft ...

Cross country skiing.   Caroline, Karesuvanto, Finland travel blog

Cross country skiing. Caroline

A travel blog entry by wrightsofnapier


So I've discovered I am no better at cross skiing than down hill ...

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