Hostel Mekka

Vuorikatu 8 B, Helsinki, Southern Finland, 100, Finland | Hostel
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Day 87: What a night

A travel blog entry by johnnyandamber


... train came chugging along. It was a diesel powered engine (actually there were two engines at the front). We climbed on board and took two seats in a section that was empty and warm. The engine started up, lurched forward, shook for a few seconds and then stopped. This pattern repeated itself for about 45 more minutes and then there was silence. Something would not let the train move forward.

This might have been a problem for us if we weren't too busy looking out the ...

Day 6 - Shanghai - Helsinki/Zurich - Berlin

A travel blog entry by bss-tour-2013


... in Helsinki. Will keep an eye on her. -Billy James Leaving China it was so much fun. I've gotten so use to bargaining now. And the night before we left I was finally getting the hang of chopsticks now onto europe I hope I can get a trench coat! It feels like the end of the trip but we are only a 1/4 of the way through miss you all Sean The students did an impromptu performance on the plane. The air hostess spoke over the loud speaker and said, we have some very special ...


A travel blog entry by jhumffray


... saunas. After convincing Cathy to go in Ben and I went into the men's area, saunaed and showered, but didn't get the massage from the old battle-axe. After sauna went to botanical gardens, then walked to market square, via the Cathedral. Walked back to main shopping area and had beer in bar. Then on to Zetor restaurant for Finnish meal of sautéed reindeer and cranberry wine. Cathy had Karellian hotpot with blueberry ...

A hectic first few weeks!

A travel blog entry by kirstenknight


... two weeks where I haven't had something to do it is such an amazing city. I have also noticed that Finnish people can drink a lot!! definitely not going to try to keep up with them! Last night it was someones birthday in the building next to us so we joined the flat party a great way to meet new people and I managed to find another person from England that's 2 so far turns out we English are a rare breed here in Helsinki! But I kind ...


A travel blog entry by suetrevsal


... weather only lasting from May to October - the Fins like to make the most of summer while it lasts.

Our afternoon bus tour started at Esplanade Park which is the very popular main promenade by the harbour where residents come to enjoy the gardens and dine in the beautiful restaurants. The first stop was the very unusual Temppeliaukio Church which was quarried out of natural bedrock and completed in 1969 – quite a feat and very ...


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