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... universities) and health care are totally free for everyone, no matter who you are and what your background is. What I did know was that women in Finland where the first ones to get voting rights in 1906, but now I know why! In Finish language you don't have a difference for male or female, it's one word used for all - equality! And as the finish language is so special, I said to the girl in the restaurant that asked me where was I ...
... was grown in them. The gardens seemed to go on for ages, each section beautifully kept. The fountain only goes for a few months of the year due to the weather. The water is frozen most of the year. Again we struck an unseasonably warm day.
Unfortunately we weren’t allowed to take any photos inside. The inside was highly decorated with gold leaf. Gold was everywhere. Now don’t die of shock ….Geoff bought a book!!!! So he could show how it ...
I spent the afternoon of my last day in Helsinki at the National Museum of Finland (Kansalllismuseo).
The hall below was the 1st exhibit hall.
It was an extensive and interesting exhibit starting with Finland's prehistory ...
... and sticky, we headed back to the hostel after stopping off for some late-night kebabs.
Another great day in Helsinki. This city is great. Funnily enough, the locals all seem surprised when you compliment their city, as if they're mystified that you'd want to come here or that you enjoy it once you're here. I don't know what gives them that idea, because Helsinki is a really cool place. I'm really having a blast here in Finland. I may not leave.
... to the exhibits with Baltic brackish pools and a walk thro snowy forest.
We are getting quite adept at hopping on and off trams and had no trouble finding our way around - even without our tour guide extraordinaire. We met up with Andy on the steps of the Lutheran cathedral - the beautiful white building with gold turrets we had overlooked yesterday. It is quite plain inside but almost more compelling because of it - stark white ...
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