Holiday Inn Helsinki
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... seem to have. Undercoats are much heavier, more like our desexed dogs, which I suppose is obvious in this climate. And I have changed my view of the face markings as well. I have learnt that if you have a really nice dog, they do not need the mask to stand out. I saw several solid black dogs that I really loved, and until this show, I would not have said that! The other thing I took from this show was how relaxed the ...
... didn't really look up until we had left Helsinki's famed Rock Church and headed over to the Sibelius Monument - on a bit of a whim, we decided to stop at Cafe Regatta, since we had noticed that it was the #2 restaurant in Helsinki, at least, according to Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor is totally hit or miss, especially when it comes to restaurants, but it's the best tool a tourist has, when they don't have an in-the-know local they can consult.
A minority of us decided to use our free day (a day when no meetings or other tours were planned) to skip the country. Helsinki is a short two-hour boat ride from Tallinn, Estonia where we were staying, and the appeal of chilly, spitting rain and grey skies so characteristic of Scandinavia was simply too hard to resist.
Like the vikings of yore, our little troop braved the perilous journey on the high seas ...
... fish restaurants. I had the seafood paella and some calamari rings with garlic aioli, John had the creamy salmon soup and prawns with garlic aioli. It was all very delicious, although I barely managed to get through half of my lunch! After lunch we hopped on the waterbus out to Suomenlinna. Suomenlinna is the Sea Fortress. It is a fortress that was founded in 1748 when Finland was part of the Kingdom of Sweden and is built over six islands. We ...
... rinsed the streets of Helsinki for our ready arrival. The walk to the hotel was lovely and took us through some of the main streets and along the water side. The hotel itself is wonderful too! We are staying at a Best Western Premier which used to be a jail. This is courtesy of a generous gift from Susan who when asked if she would mind having a search for cheap accommodation in Helsinki decided instead to book us a classy hotel for our ...