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So today was all about being Finnish. I started by doing some cross country skiing, there are some tracks north of the city. Luckily here there was more snow than in Helsinki itself. Once I had figured out which building I could hire some skis from (it was not obvious), I was all set to join the locals and cross country ski through the woods. The …
So I knew that the weather forecast today was sunny, so I made an extra effort to get up early and make the most of my last day in Helsinki.
I took the 8.20 ferry to the Fortress of Suomenlinna; Helsinki's number 1 attraction. The ferry to the island took 15 minutes, the sea today was disappointingly not looking so frozen! The island was …
So things must be looking up as this time round I'm flying with Swissair! Hoping that the 2.5 hr flight is going to zoom by! It was a last minute decision to wear my grey salopettes. But the last thing I wanted to be was cold in Helsinki! :-) Having said that it's only going to be a barmy minus one!
The flight went pretty fast and soon I …
... other side of the street, imagine my embarrassment, but as the hotel is being renovated (thank you booking.com for advertising it grrr) you just could not see it is a hotel. In the morning I put three shirts, a fleece and my jacket, and still, for the current weather it was not enough, actually after a few hours outside I had the feeling I'm already getting sick... It's cold here! People walk around in boots, winter jackets, gloves, scarfs ...
... saw the strangest thing called Hotel Manta of Helsinki. Take a look. I couldn't imagine what stairs leading up to a windowed, big, black square could be.
Well, curiosity got the better of me when I saw a security guard by the entrance and a ticket booth, so I asked. It's actually a hotel room by night and an art exhibit by ...
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