Holiday Inn Helsinki
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- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Breakfast Available
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... short hill to get to it and it is blended into the hillside. When you walk into it the simplistic walls and roof are very in tune with surrounding nature using the rocks themselves for the walls and timber for the roof. It lacks decoration as even the pipe organ blends in, but you feel at once a peaceful, calm reflectiveness about it. We couldn’t stay long as they were closing the church for a private ...
... when I'm going on a cruise around the islands and wander the town. After dinner we went to a little cafe and I had throat amazing Lemmon meringue pie I have ever enjoyed ! We chatted about life, schools, people and politics , not in that order. It was a great conversation. After a cup of tea we had to locate the number 4 tram home for 3 Euros. The trams are a great way to get around the ...
... the Gray Line, which is actually a green bus. Go figure. They were playing some quite somber classical music between the commentaries which I assumed was written by Finland's most famous composer, Jean Sibelius.
We drove past South Harbour where the ferries to and from Stockholm dock and a little further on was the island fortress of Suomenlinna built by the Swedes in the mid 1700's which I'm planning to visit tomorrow. The circuit also takes in the Rock ...
... The surrendered sea fortress was taken over by the Russians With the Russian Revolution and Finland’s independence, Viapori was taken over by the newly founded Finnish government in 1918 and renamed Suomenlinna (‘Castle of Finland’). I have to admit my ignorance of all this history happening during time of American Rev and Napoleonic and Crimean wars so definitely learned something new Then topped evening off with dinner of reindeer ...
... narrow channel - but it was entertaining
The rain did not let up and as we had chosen just to do our own thing on this occasion and walk the city streets, it was a matter of staying dry and warm. The ladies managed to find a store that suited that criteria (Stockman) and by the time the levels on which clothes (ladies) were visited, some dresses and jeans were tried and tested, plus a coffee thrown in, the time to return to the ship had come around.