Travel Blogs from Finland

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Cheap as Chips, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Cheap as Chips

A travel blog entry by simonlant

We reported for duty first thing this morning and made the mile drive south back to Rovaniemi where we were due to return the hire car at 1100. The weather was pretty dismal a low cloud/distant fog seemed to be all around and the temperature at one point ...

O-land Finnland with a swedish accent, Åland, Finland travel blog

O-land Finnland with a swedish accent

A travel blog entry by rora_8

I spent the weekend biking around a sun kissed Island of total bliss.... we started off in Turku a city just south and west of Helsinki we visited a castel there and then went to a few bars durring the night. One was a school house converted into a ...

Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland travel blog

Jyvaskyla

A travel blog entry by hannahrowland

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Here follows some pictures of jyvaskyla, the main shopping precinct, the town sqaure, and the university and surrounding ...

It's great to see you, Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

It's great to see you, Helsinki

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron

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... the roof. Next stop was Senate Square with the Helsinki Cathedral and a monument dedicated to Russian Alexander II who was known in Finland as the "good tsar".  We wandered down to the open air Market Square.  There were lots of fruit and ...

Oct 03, 2010, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Oct 03, 2010

A travel blog entry by mobbydoo

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Helsinki, Finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki, Finland

A travel blog entry by johnheywood

Helsinki, ...

Ruins of Bomarsund castle and view, Bomarsund, Finland travel blog

Ruins of Bomarsund castle and view

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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Ferry to Stockholm, Baltic Sea, Finland travel blog

Ferry to Stockholm

A travel blog entry by pyres

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... on city's street in previous centuries. Finally, I visited the Helsinki City Museum, which describes the history of Helsinki and Finland from Stone Age to modern days. I also popped into the biggest bookstore in Helsinki and bought Rick Steve's travel ...

El frío y la lluvia ... El recuerdo ... Asimilando, Inari, Finland travel blog

El frío y la lluvia ... El recuerdo ... Asimilando

A travel blog entry by loboestepario

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Rovaniemi-Inari (7 de junio de 2010) Estoy en Inari. Si el tiempo lo permite, hoy llegaré al Mar de Barents . Ayer fue una ruta de 300 y pico kms. Lo cierto es que ya se que eso no es nada pero me llovió a mares y hacía frío, mucho frío. El caso es ...

Roomaan!!!, Pori, Finland travel blog

Roomaan!!!

A travel blog entry by jomakah

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Kesäloma on alkanu reissaamalla. Ensin perjantaina lähdin töistä vähän aiemmin ja matkasin Seinäjoelle. Lauantaina Kaisa ja Juha sai toisensa ja eilen matka kävi takas Poriin. Ja nyt saa taas lähteä reissun päälle. Tunnin päästä lähtee ...

Husky farm, Suomussalmi, Finland travel blog

Husky farm

A travel blog entry by twopeasinparis

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... somewhat good to be thrown in the deep end in the first few days. The first evening we met two young guys from Denmark and Finland who would be making a video and photos for advertising for the husky farm. They would be staying with us for the week and it ...

Travel To Vaasa, Vaasa, Finland travel blog

Travel To Vaasa

A travel blog entry by canandlids

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... .  We’re seeing a few more farms now.  Nancy has a map that shows the land masses under cultivation.  Finland has a little more land that can be farmed than some of its neighbors.  She said this is probably why the Vikings ...

Up Early and Lots of Singing, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Up Early and Lots of Singing

A travel blog entry by canandlids

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... a cab ride into the city. We made an appearance at one of the local Swedish TV stations.  Yep, Swedish TV in Finland.  There is a significant population of Swedes in Finland, as they were once part of Sweden.  The local morning news was ...

Viimenen aamu Helsingissä, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Viimenen aamu Helsingissä

A travel blog entry by ensio

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Tänään on se päivä! Kuukausien odotus palkitaan vihdoin Adam Strangen soidessa taustalla kohottamassa fiilistä. Lauri tuli eilen Helsinkiin ja haettiin vielä viimeset lääkkeet apteekista mukaan. Käytiin myös tsekkaamassa mistä bussit lähtee ...

Helsinki and a visit with friends, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki and a visit with friends

A travel blog entry by sunniebgi

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... us to their home for a relaxing lunch and visit. Martti arrived shortly after and we set off.  The Khoui's are from Finland but lived in Barbados for about 5 years.  Their oldest daughter Emma and our oldest daughter Madeline, went to school ...

All Booked Out (Fail #3), Helsinki, Finland travel blog

All Booked Out (Fail #3)

A travel blog entry by mo0ks

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... .. but to no avail. ALL trains were booked out! What were we going to do. Andrew remembered seeing a ferry from somewhere in Finland to somewhere in Germany. Since Germany was where we were heading.. we decided it was probably our only sure fire way of ...

Aasit lähtövalmiudessa, Tampere, Finland travel blog

Aasit lähtövalmiudessa

A travel blog entry by tiinajatimo

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Tajusin vasta tänään eli kolme vuorokautta ennen lähtöämme, että aivan pian olemme kolmen kuukauden ajan vuoroin tien päällä ja vuoroin ilmassa. Ehkä vesilläkin tai pinnan alla jossain kohtaa reittiämme. Matka tuntuu jo melko todelta! ...

A lazy day & a dull match, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

A lazy day & a dull match

A travel blog entry by samlisa

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Hey, just a quickie tonight. Last night it was tipping it down when we walked home from the Sports Academy bar. We had hoods on our coats, but we didn't use them. We had waterproof caps in our bag, we didn't wear them. We weren't as wet as you'd ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by lonelysocks

Helsinki ...

This time, for real..., Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

This time, for real...

A travel blog entry by moonrise

So I've completely changed my thesis topic. It is definitely a good thing in the long run, but a little scary/stressful too. I have a lot of work to do. Although I know that I have come a long way, the fact that I just wrote my second one page ...

A very crowded marina, Nauvo, Finland travel blog

A very crowded marina

A travel blog entry by constance20

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... buzzing, And the weather wasn't so bad. Advantage number two, Borje smoked the best salmon in the archipelago. A tradition in Finland is to have smoked salmon with boiled baby potatoes which we did with glee. Tapio especially was in seventh heaven. ...

Turku, Turku, Finland travel blog

Turku

A travel blog entry by finland2012

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Včera jsme dorazili k Ivon na kolej někdy kolem desáté. Zrovna napadlo asi deset čísel sněhu:-). Ochutnali jsme tradiční finskou specialitu Karajalan pie (taštička plněná rýží, na kterou se maže ...

Favorite old things !!!!!, Posio, Finland travel blog

Favorite old things !!!!!

A travel blog entry by mjozwell

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Have access to a computer so I have uploaded some pics from the ...

Uus ja ihan oma reissublogi, Pori, Finland travel blog

Uus ja ihan oma reissublogi

A travel blog entry by jomakah

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Vaikka sovittiin Kaisan kanssa, että saan käyttää meidän vanhaa reissublogia omalla Nepalin reissullani niin tulin kuitenkin siihen tulokseen että tahdon ihan oman blogin johon voin sit vaikka kirjotella muutenkin reissuistani. Tämä Travelpod ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by hannahrowland

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I visited the capital city on Saturday; I got up at 5.20am to get the 6.25am pendolino train direct to Helsinki. The city is quite nice, i'll leave the pictures to show you the highlights. I visited the natural history museum, which was pretty much ...

Lapland - Fierce Husky Dog Fight, Kittilä, Finland travel blog

Lapland - Fierce Husky Dog Fight

A travel blog entry by reisender

Lapland - Fierce Husky Dog Fight Once again,  we were given the opportunity to take the huskies out for a run. This time the excursion was to be 10 km longer,  i.e. 45 km. It was a beautiful and sunny day, blue skies,  but rather cold ...

yo check it out - SO HILARIOUS!!, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

yo check it out - SO HILARIOUS!!

A travel blog entry by moonrise

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ok this is required listening for all your edmontonians, check out this song "oliver square" by local rapper cadence weapon, that my friend harry sent to me last night. seriously one of the funniest things i have heard, ever!!! the whole song is about ...

Hello Santa, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Hello Santa

A travel blog entry by bigbenn

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After a pretty good breakfast in our Hotel, we walked down to the bus station to catch the bus to Santa's Village. It was only 8km away, but the main attraction, besides being where Santa hangs out, is that it is right on the Arctic circle. Megan and ...

Tis cold up north..., Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Tis cold up north...

A travel blog entry by simonlant

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... an Internet terminal in the town so that we could e-mail loved ones or just update travel diaries. However it appears that as Finland has the greatest amount of technology per capita in all of Europe (To add a little perspective: 91% of Finnish people ...

Helsinki - where everything works, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki - where everything works

A travel blog entry by ozvere

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... the ferry terminal and free wifi - everyone speaks English, they smile and are eager to help.  Herewith extract from wikipaedia ref Finland... With a nominal per-capita income of over $49,000 (2011),  Finland is one of the world's ...

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