Sokos Hotel Eden
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Temp 3°C to -1°C (decided to add temperature to make family in Melbourne feel a little cooler, I'm really not missing the heat waves) Caught an early train from Helsinki to Oulu which is central Finland. Sad to say goodbye to Helsinki because I'm feeling very at home here. Glad I return for the last 2 days of my trip. Oulu is in the centre, …
... it was the weekend and it was warm, so we did actually see quite a few boats today, perhaps a couple of dozen or so over the 5 hours it took us to get back.
Getting back meant going to the sailing club called OTPS and it was here that we had arranged to leave the boat, berthing her alongside a nice high wooden pontoon and outside a restaurant. Here she would be nice & secure, with ...
... a weekend when we were in Helsinki. As we wanted to leave Celtic Warrior for a week when we go travelling northwards by car, I wanted to be certain of getting a suitable berth and as there are two guest harbours to choose from and I don’t speak a word of Finnish, I asked Eric to arrange things for me, which he kindly did. I was to contact the harbour of choice a few days before we got there but to be certain and having had the introduction and the assurance that ...
... only a 5 minute walk. The first couple of weeks of uni consisted of signing up for societies, attending the opening ceremony of the academic year, buying student overalls (I shall explain later), attending annual beginning of the academic year student party, cross dressing, meeting new people, northern light hunting and saunas. So student overalls! Each faculty at the university have a specific colour of overalls that students wear ...
... as a second language. Pronunciation is just so different sometimes! It creates some strange conversations!
In my apartment I live on the first level with 3 other girls. Rita and Rachel, from Singapore, and Andrea from Spain. When I arrived, Rita and Rachel were cleaning the apartment furiously because (apparently) it had been left a mess. At first I was feeling a little overwhelmed by their need for cleanliness, but they keep us all organised ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet