GLO Hotel Sello
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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We were fortunate enough on our last day in Helsinki to stumble upon the Herring Festival. A once a year event, the festival is primarily, as the name would suggest a celebration of all things herrings. The local fishermen back their trawlers up to the Helsinki dock and serve all sorts of tasty "fishy" treats. I am not sure why but the whole experience reminded me of the Monty Python Fish ...
... War, the fortress was surrendered to the Russian army, became a Russian naval base for over 100 years and Finland was incorporated as an autonomous part of the Russian Empire. In the mid 1850s, during the Crimean War, the Anglo-French fleet bombarded the fortress. In 1918, a prison camp was established (I did not ...
Prologue: An unsuccessful night was had by all so it is agreed that today is a chilled day. After finally surfacing at around 10, a couple of good strong coffee's fortify me enough to set out and get breakfast. A pastry pitstop at the local bakery/bar (great invention) and then off to the local indoor market. My now fluent Finnish does not help me however as the market traders 'tear me a new one' (heading to the supermarket for breakfast in future). An eclectic offering ...
... have three lines which are colour coded! We had time to chill out and cool down before we went out to the Folkloric which was good. You wonder how some of these performances are going to go, but this was fantastic. Male Cossack dancers are just so masculine! And there was enough pretty girls to keep Alex amused. The variety of singing, dancing and humour was very well done. So to bed, ready to leave on the Allegra train to ...
... into a trip knowing I wouldn't get to see enough of a city. For this trip, I hadn't even bothered to look at a map of Helsinki in advance. When Ignacio and Sofia expressed some apprehension at this course of action, I said, shrugging, "These day trips just have a tendency of working out."
Case in point: Anniina had prepared a meticulous itinerary, one that included a walk through downtown, a restaurant for lunch, a couple of pubs, and a few other attractions we could ...