Travel Blogs from Finland

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Mozzie Attack, Yyteri, Finland travel blog

Mozzie Attack

A travel blog entry by stellachisholm

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After our beach walk yesterday and having a look at the local maps we were keen to take one of the local hikers trails finishing off with a walk back along the shore line.  We decided to follow the colour coded trail through the woods first, it was ...

I've got another confession to make...., Joensuu, Finland travel blog

I've got another confession to make....

A travel blog entry by kati

... . It was a nice week in Joensuu. I believe this is what will remind me of it the most. Maybe this will be one of those memories of Finland that will pop up first, when I'll think of it. This week my 'gods' are red hot chilli peppers. And with a drop of ...

Train to Helsinki boat to St Petersburg, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Train to Helsinki boat to St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by stellachisholm

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Mika and Pipsa kindly helped us book the train from Turku to Helsinki and drove us to the train station. We both felt a little strange leaving the bikes as they had been part of our journey since day one but they had been left in good hands and it was ...

Sunny Helsinki by the Sea, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Sunny Helsinki by the Sea

A travel blog entry by tofor85

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Another beautiful day on the Baltic. Up around 9, to blue skies, no wind and pleasant sunshine. No tour today, so we disembarked the boat and set off on foot towards the city centre. Rather than take the direct route, we elected to make the most of the ...

Biker Family, Raisio, Finland travel blog

Biker Family

A travel blog entry by stellachisholm

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... a few beers and wine as well as a sauna which was great as I had been wanting to do this since we had been in Finland where there had been a sauna in most campsites. One of the highlights of a great night was looking at the photo book and talking about ...

Ankkarock, Helsinki - Korso, Finland travel blog

Ankkarock

A travel blog entry by kati

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... already. and then in tampere. But nothing could compare to Ankkarock. That was all above all. Perfect ending of travelling in Finland. It started with Apulanta and Mitä kuuluu, went on with Sonata Arktica on Saturday and then wrapped up partially in the ...

Rainy Day, Rauma, Finland travel blog

Rainy Day

A travel blog entry by stellachisholm

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We left Yyteri the same way as we arrived – In the pouring rain – packing the bikes involved continuing our battle with the local mosquito population. We had both picked up a couple of more bites during the night and quickly put all our bike ...

Exciting Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Exciting Helsinki

A travel blog entry by christian-ro

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On arrival in Helsinki it did not take Christian and I very long to realise that there was not much to do here and that everything was very expensive (especially for me coming from Thailand, just a big mac is 8 dollars) - this belief was reinforced by ...

Sightseeing in Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Sightseeing in Helsinki

A travel blog entry by herbguhl

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We knew Helsinki was going to be a rather cool and cloudy 12 degrees in the morning, but we weren't quite prepared for the strong wind when we disembarked. But this is our most northerly port of call on the cruise, at about 60 degrees latitude, same as ...

Tammerfest, Tampere, Finland travel blog

Tammerfest

A travel blog entry by kati

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and we did it...arriving to Tampere this morning, still a bit tired from last night, and not yet used to the midnight sun and constant daylight. when we were walking back from Rockperry, it felt like walking back at 6 in the morning, when the sun is just ...

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