Travel Blogs from Jyväskylä
Emolahti Camping Pyhajarvi, sadly with out internet as probably the only 'internet white spot' in Finland. Anyway several hundred kilometres south of Rovaniemi and about 200km short of Jyvaskyla where today we plan to call in to see Gwyneth, Timo and Johannes. Gwyneth was the first student from Rolle Faculty of Education, University of Plymouth to travel to Rovaniemi with me many years ago when we enjoyed a first trek with the University ...
So it's been a couple of weeks since I last reported on anything. That's probably due to the fact that I spent last weekend in Tallinn exploring the delights of the Old Town - I've covered that in another blog so I don't want to go over it again here.
Anyway, what have I been up to since last time? Well I've discovered two new hobbies; one traditionally very Finnish, the other less so!
It turns out that naked saunas followed by a dip straight in ...
So after three weeks in Finland I finally came to a weekend (normally I've flown home on Friday). What to do, what to do?
Well Saturdays are always dictated by football and it turned out today that Everton were on at 2:45pm local time. Kinda right in the middle of the day for doing anything useful. Seen as how I'm in Finland until the 8th November I decided to use this weekend as a ...
Going to keep these little entries short and sweet - hoping to go for a run tomorrow around the lake and get some more photos as well as taking a trip up to the viewing tower in the park to have a look around.
Also, everything I do (including places I eat) I'm hoping to give a rating for so people can see whether its something they should do, or something that was kind of OK but not great etc..
A - Definitely ...
Staying home after a trip to a foreign country can be mind-numbingly boring. That's when surfing online on the national railroad service's page and a hotel booking site can be dangerous. It can lead to ex tempore homeland traveling...
Which is exactly what happened to me last week. Bought a one way ticket to Jyväskylä, booked a hotel room for a couple of nights and well, here I am.
Jyväskylä is a city in Central ...
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