Break Sokos Hotel Caribia
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Being on the ferry from Stockholm to Turku for 12 hours was very difficult for me. At first, I really enjoyed the ride - it wasn't raining, the archipelago views were stunning and it was a nice way to travel across to Finland, and be free of Sweden. It was such a relief to leave that country, now full of bad memories and sadness. But as time passed, and the scattered islands vanished from view, leaving only open sea, I started to ...
I arrived at 12.10 and my return bus was 2pm so I had to leave by 12.30 to make the long walk back to the other side of town for the bus back. The ...
... weekend marked the unofficial end of the Finnish summer holidays. Naantali being a summer spot was winding down for the season, and in the middle of a Thursday afternoon, there was practically nobody around.
We walked up and down the harbour, found an almost deserted beach that might've been nice in hotter, sunnier weather, and spent some time amusing ourselves at a park that had self-serve gym equipment for adults in these installation-type things. Pretty cool. We ...
This morning we took forever to get out of the hotel. When I woke John told me he had trouble booking the place on Air BnB. Apparently Air BnB randomly choose people that need to "verify" their online and offline self. I hadn't needed to go through the offline self for the last place we stayed at so I wasn't aware. They want you to scan or photograph your government issued ID and upload it for them. Also they want a lot of other ...
Ok. Four more days and I'll be heading out the front door and to the airport. Woohoo!
And look what we've got planned for us:
Day 1: Introduction to Villa Lante and Institutum Romanum Finlandiae (our host for the course) plus an evening reception
Day 2-4: Ancient and medieval Rome (Forum Romanum, Palatium, Capitolium, Pantheon, Aventinus, Trastevere etc.)
Day 5: Early Christian Rome and medieval Rome (walk around the city)
Day 6-7: ...