Travel Blogs from Finland

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Goodbye Helsinki, Oulu, Finland travel blog

Goodbye Helsinki

A travel blog entry by sonia72

... Melbourne feel a little cooler, I'm really not missing the heat waves) Caught an early train from Helsinki to Oulu which is central Finland. Sad to say goodbye to Helsinki because I'm feeling very at home here. Glad I return for the last 2 days of my ...

Perfect camping!, Punkaharju, Finland travel blog

Perfect camping!

A travel blog entry by mumnrina

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We took side roads to Imatra from Lapeenranta through the country side and followed the Saimaa Canal for a short distance. At one section after the canal we came across a huge gas complex in the middle of farming country and soon after were very close to ...

Round trip in Finland - Tampere, Tampere, Finland travel blog

Round trip in Finland - Tampere

A travel blog entry by carita

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Tampere was founded around Tammerkoski river in 1775 by Gustav III of Sweden. It is the third largest city in Finland with around 200 000 inhabitants, making it the biggest inland city in the Nordic countries. Tampere is a lively student city and ...

Helsinki Midnight, Helsinki,  Finland travel blog

Helsinki Midnight

A travel blog entry by planetlars

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... - even more so. The midnight twilight, the still air and the lighting off the walls and stones made for a great welcome to Finland. Even more so having met the young sea-faring man with the well manicured beard (maybe too much for a sailor on the ...

Stupid moment No.1, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Stupid moment No.1

A travel blog entry by sonia72

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Hotel key card not only opens doors but works the lifts. Took me about 5mins standing alone in an unmoving lift to figure that one out. In my defensive I was severely sleep deprived from extra long flight 30+ ...

Stupid moment No.2, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Stupid moment No.2

A travel blog entry by sonia72

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First time trying to open hotel room door I couldn't do it no matter how hard I pushed. The key card was giving me a green light but still I couldn't open it. Then my memory flashed back to all those Swedish films I've watched & I remembered that the ...

Breakfast treat, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Breakfast treat

A travel blog entry by sonia72

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I had to include this entry because it's just the yummiest food. CINNAMON BUN or in Finnish 'korvapuusti'. Mainly found in the south of the country. It's not buttery like a Danish, it's more like a coffee scroll pastry. Woven through each later is ...

Helsinki and Russian cruise, Helinski, Finland travel blog

Helsinki and Russian cruise

A travel blog entry by c.i.222

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In transit to Moscow, I was able to spend one night in Helsinki to enjoy a tour of this Finnish city for a day.  I spent the night at the Scandic Hotel on the northwest side of the city. I mention this first, because this was a time when ...

My last day in my winter wonderland :(, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

My last day in my winter wonderland :(

A travel blog entry by sonia72

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Temp. -10°C Eventually got out of the bath this morning at 1am. Totally refreshed, relaxed and exfoliated! My last day and I'm not excited. I'm sorry, I love you all very much but I don't want to come home. Just checked the Melbourne weather ...

More rellies, Seinäjoki, Finland travel blog

More rellies

A travel blog entry by mumnrina

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... by the Institute of Migration reflecting the lives of those who have emigrated abroad. A house that had been relocated in Finland held the North American display and on 9th July a canecutters barrack from the Ingham district in North Queensland was ...

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