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... everything from the food stalls to the tables to the windows. It gave us a better appreciation of where we were sitting! I was planning on doing some shopping after that, but when we stopped by the hotel so Colin could do some emails, I promptly fell asleep for an hour. Who doesn't love a vacation nap?! At least I was rested and ready to go for our boating adventure! Colin and I walked down to the harbor around 5:30 and waited for Peter and Miia ...
... inspired me to I start a book Thats been on on my list: The Distraction Addiction: Getting the Information You Need and the Communication You Want Without Enraging Your Family, Annoying Your Colleagues, and Destroying Your Soul by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang.
...but I got distracted after 20 pages. Yikes!! I blame the jet lag.
I suppose I'll continue people watching; these model-worthy men aren't too bad to watch, anyway. ;)
... I will get my suitcase tomorrow. Until then, I got my backpack: my electronics, my camera, my toiletries, and one change of clothes (thanks Tina!) Sounds like enough for the trip!
Getting to the hotel from the airport was easy. Allegedly. Take the bus into the main Helsinki train station, and then it's a pretty short walk from there. The bus part was easy - the train station was the last stop. But what a ...
... comes to food and living.
After eating we stayed a bit in the hostel lounge and went to bed rather early for we all had plans for the next day.
I was the only one to be in Helsinki for sight-seeing, the others went to a concert, so I was all on my own all day, which was ok because I could basically do what I wanted.
I decided to start at Senator Square since it has one of the biggest tourist attractions, Helsinki Cathedral. Nice to ...
... a locker. It was now about 09:30 AM and our train to Lappeenranta wouldn’t be leaving until 15:12 (3:12 PM) so we were ready to explore some. First things first, we checked out the train station and the layout of its platforms so we’d know exactly where to go when we returned in the afternoon. One amazing sight on the platform was a mini-farmer’s market that had fresh berries, fruit and even chanterelle mushrooms. Interesting!
I had ...