GLO Hotel Sello
Travel Blogs from Espoo
... Spotting the student uniform pictured and described I knew that in fact it had never really caught on; next to it was a picture from Signe Brander that reminded me of the others I'd seen. Later I ran, aiming for the slightly below-street-level path across the city that runs in front of he parliament building. From there I ended up spotting a bridge and went over it to Lauttasaari, which has no special features marked on the map, but some nice ...
Love that song by Monty Python!
Well nothing much to report on my 3rd day in Helsinki - well not quite Helsinki. I'm lodging in a "suburb" called Vantaa. It's about 15mins by taxi from H Airport - and €35 later! I think V is the "Werribee" of H! But I can't complain...
I ventured into ...
... not spectacular. We spent 2 hours in the buffet, eating a little bit of every dish, from fish and beef to strawberries and profiteroles. After the dinner we walked around the ship a bit, exploring various decks, one featuring casino and nightclub, another – duty-free shop. We went back to the cabin and tried to go to sleep around 11 pm, but it’s already 4 am and we couldn’t sleep at all (maybe ...
... of food. We had four different dishes, one a meatloaf type dish (much sitter than it sounds!), one a cheese and berry dish, one cured salmon, and one other meat dish. All were absolutely amazing!! And reasonably priced for Helsinki!! Made it back to the hostel around 11pm, but it was still almost daylight out, and the light was beautiful, so came back out to take some pictures of the market ...
... to our new berth on Hernesaarenranta, and then wandered back to the yacht clubs. We even had an ice cream, although the wind was strong and it made it seem quite chilly. Because we ate out at lunch time, tea tonight is (Swedish) Caribbean Soup and sandwiches.
You can probably tell that we are growing to like Helsinki. It is not at all what we expected. And it is handy that everybody speaks English. Because our learning of Finnish is not going well.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service