Travel Blogs from Finland

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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 ...

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


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


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


... - 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 ...

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