Hotel Haikko Manor
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... back to the 15th century.
They had lunch at the Kiala Manor/Distillery, which is located near the old town of Porvoo.
They then drove into the old town of Porvoo which dates back to 1346 and is the second oldest town in Finland.
They spent about an hour walking around.
During the walking tour, the guide told them that 200 of the 293 buildings had burnt down about 50 years ago and since been replaced.
... br> Beneath was the metro which you were free to enter without a ticket. It was interesting cave architecture and also had deep escalators which I thought I had escaped in St Petersburg.
The bus was a double decker one and I was hoping to get the top seat for the ...
... were targeted for extra special attention.
During my 4 hour wait for the connecting flight to Helsinki I read a bit by my departure gate that was buried deep in the bowels of the airport. I'm sure that it was not well vented and the fumes of various airport vehicles gave me a slight headache. While I was there the lounge filled up. A group of American teenage boys wearing yamakas filled my area and proceeded to pray to the walls in my corner. When finished ...
... the tram and back to our apartment for a rest. The weather has been beautiful - 21 degrees, overcast and humid. Every now and then the sun comes out and it is lovely and warm, but then it disappears behind clouds and it's almost as if there will be a light shower - but it hasn't rained yet today. Beautiful weather for walking. The public transport is pretty easy - we purchased a two day ...
... Helsinki. We really enjoyed the heart of the city and, because of our self-imposed time constraints, didn’t travel anywhere else in the country. But that won’t limit our future “bucket list” with additional time and travel to this Scandinavian country.
From here, we moved to our second Scandinavian country – Stockholm. See our next blog entry. Bye for ...