Travel Blogs from Finland

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War in Finland - The Fortress of Olavinlinna, Savonlinna, Finland travel blog

War in Finland - The Fortress of Olavinlinna

A travel blog entry by yellowdragon

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on a rainy day we left ...

Kohta mennään!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Kohta mennään!

A travel blog entry by jomakah

Lentokenttäsämpylät syöty, evästä ostettu ja kohta lähtee lento kohti Manchesteria!  Here I go again! ;) ...

The Night Train, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

The Night Train

A travel blog entry by simonlant

The journey became fairly tedious under nightfall, the train was fairly empty and the few that were in our carriage were nodding off to sleep. I'm not too sure that our carriage companions really appreciated when we decided to play a few rounds of cards, ...

Snowmobiles, Cross-Country Skiing and more Lights!, Luosto, Finland travel blog

Snowmobiles, Cross-Country Skiing and more Lights!

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

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Fueled up from a scrumptious breakfast, our next days adventure in this snowy playground was a snowmobile safari! After learning the controls we were off and away driving in pairs to discover more of this beautiful area. We skimmed across frozen marsh, ...

Grill, bath and going home, Storby, Finland travel blog

Grill, bath and going home

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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Back to Finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Back to Finland

A travel blog entry by canandlids

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This morning we were up early and took the taxi at 6:30 to The Ferry terminal in Tallinn.  We were greeted with another beautiful day, not a cloud in the sky.  We boarded the catamaran-style passenger ferry operated by the "Linda Line". ...

Hopping through Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Hopping through Helsinki

A travel blog entry by redknob

I was here for 20 minutes while I waited to get the bus to ...

Lounging in Lahti, Lahti, Finland travel blog

Lounging in Lahti

A travel blog entry by redknob

To be ...

Biegiem, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Biegiem

A travel blog entry by poleczka

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Mamy 40 minut na przesiadkę do samolotu do Hong Kongu. Jest szansa, że nie zdążymy... a nasze bagaże prawie na pewno nie zdążą, dlatego mamy wszystko co najważniejsze w bagażu podręcznym. W ...

Rovaniemi - Capital of Lappland as departure, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Rovaniemi - Capital of Lappland as departure

A travel blog entry by maplefanta

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August 7 Leaving from Kuusamo driving with Laura and her father to Rovaniemi where I will start my HH journey to the north. I woke up pretty well in the morning in Kuusamo and prepared do some more stuff on the net and then with Laura I went to the ...

Hot like Hel :), Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Hot like Hel :)

A travel blog entry by pyres

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Made it to Helsinki without a problem! Send grandma to transfer area, found the bus to the city, rode it to train station, took tram #4, found the hostel and here I am :) Hey, the have free morning sauna here, even though it's fairly hot outside :) Time ...

Lulea to Rovaniemi to Turku, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Lulea to Rovaniemi to Turku

A travel blog entry by anne.nathan

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... so I've copied it and included both directions in my photos. It's really hard to get info about this crossing from Sweden to Finland! I read, on several sites, that the bus leaving Lulea was in time with the train's arrival. Not so. The bus left promptly ...

Day 0 - preliminary schedule, Turku, Finland travel blog

Day 0 - preliminary schedule

A travel blog entry by dvlrnr

day 0 (09.7.): Train to Helsinki, Superfast departs from Helsinki at 22.00 EEST day 1 (10.7.): Superfast arrives in Rostock at 21.30 CEST, ride out of Rostock day 2 (11.7.): Ride to Dannenberg (Elbe) / Dömitz / Vietze day 3 (12.7.): Ride ...

Finland by boat!, Turku, Finland travel blog

Finland by boat!

A travel blog entry by darren

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I took an overnight boat to Turku, Finland. It only cost me 10 bucks each way! It was a large ferry, more like a cruise ship. I will post some pictures as soon as I find a computer with a usb port. It was a little rainy in Turku, but none the less ...

Kuvia kesäretkeltä Porvooseen 18.-20.8.2011, Porvoo, Finland travel blog

Kuvia kesäretkeltä Porvooseen 18.-20.8.2011

A travel blog entry by jomakah

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Käytiin tosiaan elokuussa parin päivän kesäretkellä Porvoon suunnalla. Paljon hienoja paikkoja, kauemminkin niitä olis voinut tutkia. ...

Saturday at Vassa, Vaasa, Finland travel blog

Saturday at Vassa

A travel blog entry by canandlids

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After the Cantatrix and the Chinese Broadcasting Children’s Choir show we headed over to City Hall for another show/dance.  This show featured a full dance band and select small ensemble performances, sort of a dance floor show.  Our 2 ...

Wandering around Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Wandering around Helsinki

A travel blog entry by goodner

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... customers.  Fun. Caroline   Excerpt from Catherine's Journal: Out of all the tours and the excursions, I think walking around Helsinki, Finland would be number one. In this entry, you will read how we saw the cold weather, [not really] and how ...

Day 13, 14 and 15 - Serenity, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Day 13, 14 and 15 - Serenity

A travel blog entry by abs08

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... 8211; Welcome to Finland! The first thing you notice when you get out of the plane is its flat landscape. Similar to The Netherlands, Finland is generally flat, more so in the southern region where Helsinki is. The next thing you notice is the big, broad ...

Day 28 - Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Day 28 - Helsinki

A travel blog entry by magicbus1

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... school education with a free school meal everyday, free university education, and proper social security, and that country is called Finland, then that is quite normal. But if that country is called Scotland, then it is something that could not possibly ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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When we stopped in the port Jason and I took a walking tour of the city.  Later we rented bikes to see more of the city.  Upon exploring the city we also decided to stock up on some beverages to bring back on board the ship.  It was ...

Kiipula College, Kiipula, Finland travel blog

Kiipula College

A travel blog entry by mathies

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A janitor took Sari and me to the college (with a car from HAMK). We had a very interesting time there: After one hour of historical and organizational introduction I had the chance to visit a class in business administration for students with special ...

Kiipula --> Visamäki campus, Kiipula, Hämeenlinna, Finland travel blog

Kiipula --> Visamäki campus

A travel blog entry by mathies

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The ancient house of the family who founded the Kiipula-center was really nice! After a short shopping in college's own shop (handmade products) we went back to Hämeenlinna – Visamäki campus – and met Emmi (ICT assistant). She informed us ...

Hämeenlinna surroundings, Hämeenlinna, Finland travel blog

Hämeenlinna surroundings

A travel blog entry by mathies

When I arrived in the Hotel again, I got a call from Mr. Vesa Parkkonen – the Senior Lecturer I'll be with tomorrow. We went for a coffee and he informed me about what he is doing and what I’am suspected to do with his students. Sightseeing ...

Jun 16, 2009, Brändö, Finland travel blog

Jun 16, 2009

A travel blog entry by mylifesjourney

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Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by grom

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In Helsinki the sun shone and we took the cheap option of a day ticket on the tram to see the city. We visited the Olympic stadium, the Sibelius monument, an amazing rock church, and I sat on one of the many brass turtles on the ...

hei suomi!, Lahti, Finland travel blog

hei suomi!

A travel blog entry by tina

zurueck in finnland!!!!!! terve kaikille! der westen hat mich wieder. nach meinem ausflug in die ermitage habe ich noch einen sightseeingtag mit oliver verbracht: mit der marschrutka ging es raus aus piter nach kronstadt. das ist eine insel, die ...

Husky ride, Salla, Finland travel blog

Husky ride

A travel blog entry by dujr

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Back in Finland, Joensuu, Finland travel blog

Back in Finland

A travel blog entry by carita

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I came to Finland to finish my bachelor's thesis and to present it in public. It was hard work..  I had some time to meet my friends who have still stayed in Joensuu and ...

Sunds church, Sund, Finland travel blog

Sunds church

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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Matkakuumetta, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Matkakuumetta

A travel blog entry by loskoivisto

Kirjaimellisesti. Eipäilen, että tiistaina ottamani jäykkäkouristusrokotus aiheutti vastareaktion, ja eilein nousi melkein 39 asteen kuume. Tänään olo on kyllä ollut jonkin verran parempi. Toivotaan että menee ohi yhtä nopeasti kuin ...

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