Holiday Inn Helsinki West-Ruoholahti
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... some proper rest.That night we finally were able to get a decent meal. Birdie bar and grill was great and served full NOT ground chicken breasts. I went for the Caesar salad as my vegetable intake has been lacking a bit. Afterward we walked around Turku a bit and eventually returned to the convent a little before sunset (around 1130pm).
Started the day off going to the Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova museum. This museum is part above ground modern ...
... which makes the BEST bread! We also discovered St Knud’s Cathedral – St Knud is also known as King Canute. We also had the chance to look at his mortal remains, of which there are not many, and see quite a few early graves of early Danish/Swedish kings. After the cathedral, we decided that it was time to cycle back to the campground for a hot drink (have I mentioned that it was raining?) and we discovered the HC Andersen harbour, which ...
... and been on the water. The only trouble with the water is that the lakes are still mostly frozen and the canal tour was cancelled because it was frozen. Today it started to snow which was really nice but may I say bloody cold. Tomorrow is another full day and we leave to go to Copenhagen on Thursday. Overall Helsinki and the Finnish people are ...
... the words are phonetic but I still can't read them) and usually small and on the side of a building, so impossible to read while driving. My place is in the middle of a residential neighbourhood but has quick access to downtown, a grocery shop across the street, and a coffee shop nearby. I've taken up running as a means of placing my self. I've found quite a few things within running distance. The side walks are ...
... more. Some people were crying at the information centre too. They created a somber mood to read the boards. We are both very glad we went. After that we went to the airport and boarded our 2 hour flight to Helsinki. This time we were organised and worked out how to get to our hotel using public transport. It cost just over €9 for both of us to get to our hotel when it cost us €45 ...
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