Travel Blogs from Finland

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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 ...

Snowmobiling.    Caroline, Karesuvanto, Finland travel blog

Snowmobiling. Caroline

A travel blog entry by wrightsofnapier


Well I wasn't sure whether to go onto the back of Tim 's snowmobile or try to ride one myself. I managed to sort out ( thanks Jeff ) to get my drivers license e mailed over and therefore it seemed meant to be. I have never driven a moped or motorbike ...

My day in Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

My day in Helsinki

A travel blog entry by bloomie


... the city - we will miss it as we leave on a plane at 16:50. I got a new badge today too - it is a reindeer sign with Finland on it - it is pretty.  I got to see reindeer skins too - they sell them here like they sell sheep skins at home - daddy C ...

I've arrived, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

I've arrived

A travel blog entry by sonia72


Finally arrived in beautiful white Helsinki. Flew with Finnair, excellent airline with new aeroplane, very swish, & service brilliant. Arrived at 3.30pm to -10°c & heavy snowfall. Very cool in both meanings of the word. Took the easy option of a taxi to ...

Sausages on an Open Fire, Venejärvi, Finland travel blog

Sausages on an Open Fire

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria


... continue into the next. We decided to break the schedule and go snow shoeing in the forest for a bit of exercise.  In Finland, they have 'Kotas' all over the forest.  They are like little huts with open fireplaces and some will have benches for ...

Turku, Finland, Turku, Finland travel blog

Turku, Finland

A travel blog entry by tigereye


So glad I stopped in this university city.  Experienced my first real sauna - even got to lulya.  Also learned and got to play a game of Finnish baseball!  What a great game.  Oh yeah, also went to the hospital for my stomach - we'll ...

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