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... only had the Finnish so it was a bit of a challenge to get oriented. We eventually made our way to the harbor and jumped the 20 minute ferry to Summulina Sea Fortress. Summulina is located on four islands connected by bridges at the mouth of the harbor. In medieval times, it was a working fortress protected Helsinki from naval invaders while also serving as a dry dock and prison. Today, the remnants are open as a museum but roughly 800 ...
... visa living in Canada, but was now going to switch to my UK passport once in the EU since nobody looks at it and they just wave you by.
A young Russian ...
... by the beautiful buildings that seem to be on every street. I took a lot of pictures and eventually found myself back by the main railway station.
Still looking for a momento of my trip, I strolled through Stockmans, Scandanavia's largest department store, and then down Alexandersgatan, the main shopping street of Helsinki.
My brunch consisted of bread and salmon soup that I had in Faser's, a Deli that specializes in chocolates and fancy desserts ...
... we saw the Aurora Exhibition and Sämi lifestyle at the Arktikum. A good interactive museum, depicting the wildlife and culture of the Arctic's indigenous people.
After a short trip from Rovaniemi (two flights...much shorter than the MASSIVE overnight train up from Helsinki) we were in Stockholm, with far higher prices than seen in Finland.
Pickled herring (free tasting)
Salmon (as above)
... for an afternoon of sailing around the islands off Helsinki.
Our first impressions of the city en route to the marina was that it had so many trees especially in the suburbs. We were also taken by the number of boats - there seemed to be a marina around every corner. Onboard the yacht, we cracked the champagne then headed out through the islands to the open water. It was a glorious day and a wonderful ...