Bridgettine Convent Guest House
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travel Blogs from Turku
20 May 2014: The day started out simple enough. Pack everything up, track through the mud between the cabin in Vasterhaninge and the car, vigorously try to wipe the mud off the shoes, get in the car, drive north towards Stockholm. All of that went on without a glitch. We had to have the car back by 10 a.m. in order to avoid an extra day of charges …
... saying that there was a problem. She did not know if there was a hotel in the address we had been given. Turns out there wasn't. And this was, what, 5 days prior to us departing from Finland? Fortunately she seems to be an effective organizer when it comes to dealing with accommodation emergencies. She had managed to get us, who don't get to stay in Villa Lante, a nice hotel not too far from the Villa. On the other side of the river, but not too far ...
Day 8-9: Visits to a local school and a local university
Day 10: Renaissance & baroque Rome (Campo dei Fiori, Piazza Navona etc.)
Day 11: Modern Rome
Day 12-14: Free!
We'll have someone from Villa Lante guiding us on our tours, or so I've understood this. Way cool! The researchers and academics staying at Villa Lante are mostly historians specializing in the history of Rome / Italy, so I'm quite sure we'll get the most out of ...
... and knowing all you really need to do is to pack the necessary things in your bag and let the world offer its best. No planning needed for enjoyment. I'm going to have quite a bit of free time on my hands in Rome in addition to all the scheduled items on my itinerary, which is wonderful. I'm going to be in photography heaven again. Plus I'm quite likely to have a chance to ...
... some Finnish lollies that were like salty liquorice.
I thought I was doing quite well but 4 hours into the trip we hit some rough water and I started to get sea sick. We went up onto the deck but it was so cold and windy! We found a seat next to a window in the cafeteria which was much better.
We made it off the ferry and to our campsite pretty easily. And were relieved to get to bed. It had been a very long day!