Holiday Inn Helsinki
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... back through the streets, past the Helsinki Cathedral again, and back to the train station and up to our apartment. The train station looks amazing - Art Deco design but, like most everything in Helsinki at the moment, is covered in scaffolding. We bought some postcards today just so we could see what the city is supposed to look like under all the plastic sheets. Helsinki is a very compact city to get around and ...
... midnight yesterday! We went to a breed dinner organised by the Finnish Lapphund Club that didn't finish until 11pm, then the tram we were on decided to go to the depot, rather than follow the regular route! We eventually took a bus which was heading for the central train station so we could catch something back to our apartment, then I realised it was going down our street and we managed to get off on time and finally into ...
... on a great pub-type beer garden Bryggeri, which did excellent food - Andy had his bratwurst and sauerkraut he'd been wanting and Matt tried to the traditional Finnish salmon soup which he loved - chunks of salmon with potatoes and pickled cucumber and other veges with sour cream on top. Home on the tram (making a last minute hop across the lines realising we would be going in the wrong direction otherwise!) and straight to bed.
... mins before departure and altho we thought the agents had booked seats, we found they had not so we were separated (luckily the boys together at least) but just pleased to be on the flight. We ran to security and of course it was this one time that they wanted to check something in Matt's bag - more stress! When I tried to explain we were late for our flight, the security lady just shrugged in a very French 'bff who cares!' kind of way. We ...
... that suggest this is a 'must see’. The church itself is carved right out of the rock and then capped with the most incredible solid copper roof I’ve ever seen. The pictures below give a sense of the church, but do not do justice to just how amazing it really is. There was a pianist playing music, so Cathy and I just sat for a while and enjoyed the experience. Cathy commented, and I agree whole heartedly, that if one was going to go to church, this is ...