Best Western Hotel Seaport
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Today's day trip was to take me to the western coastal city of Turku, Finlands former capital. It was a 2 hr bus ride and I had already bought discount bus tickets ahead of my trip.
The bus was empty this time and I got the front window seat on the top deck so able to admire ...
... we gave up and started walking back towards the inn instead, stopping off at a patch of grass by the side of the main road for some picnic fare. Oh well. At least the sun was out and we had a nice walk through a pretty residential section of Turku.
When the wasps and hornets got too annoying (and there are a LOT of them here at this time of year), we made our way back towards the inn, stopping off at ...
... to go see the duty free area. I realized quickly that's where half of the ship's passengers were! Everyone was buying cartfulls of duty free at almost 11pm. It was a madhouse!! Don't get me wrong...I love a bargain just as much as the next person, but the crowds were insane. I couldn't get out of there fast enough!
I headed back to the cabin, took and shower and hit the sack. We were set to arrive in Stockholm at 6:30am, which meant an early wake up call. I needed my beauty ...
... the best meals of the entire trip thus far. With the hunger tamed, we made our way over to Turku Cathedral for a visit. This is the main church for Finland's Lutheran faith. Since I was baptised Lutheran when I became a godfather to my godson Jett, I figured it was appropriate for at least a quick stop. A few hours of rest were in order before going to a local pub for some pints and to watch the Finland vs. Croatia IIHF (International Ice Hockey Federation) match, which Finland ...
... know that you did good. I explained to Jo how I saved money, but being a Catholic she did not rate my new savings method fondly.
After experiencing the only tourist site that was open we decided to see some Finnish culture, and by culture I mean watching the Finns get drunk. I don’t know if it was the fact that it was a holiday or the fact it was summer or the simple fact they were Finnish, but every Finnish person we saw was just getting wasted. Beer and ...