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... to visit the Rock Church that had been primarily formed out of an abandoned granite quarry and the monument celebrating Finland's famous composer Jean Sibelius. We passed many other spots that I made mental note of for followup visits. There was also information given on Finnish history and social programs. It seems post secondary education is free here. I already know that Finland ranks at the top of OECD rankings when it comes to education. The history ...
... icebreakers, villas, harbors and saunas. I sat inside most of the time but it didn't take away from view.
KLIPPAN ISLAND - WOODEN VILLA FROM 1890s
After 1.5 hours on the boat, I needed to walk around a bit and did the tour of ...
... and sticky, we headed back to the hostel after stopping off for some late-night kebabs.
Another great day in Helsinki. This city is great. Funnily enough, the locals all seem surprised when you compliment their city, as if they're mystified that you'd want to come here or that you enjoy it once you're here. I don't know what gives them that idea, because Helsinki is a really cool place. I'm really having a blast here in Finland. I may not leave.
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Harbor Boat Tour
We took a two hour boat tour around the harbor and various islands. The pictures show some of the things we saw.
... all that a city like this has to offer. I'm sure that Helsinki has changed a lot in the six years since I was first here, but I'm even more certain that there were a lot of neat little things in this city that I either never had the time to find, or wasn't in the right frame of mind to discover. Either way, it doesn't matter, as we quickly realized something today - Helsinki and Finland will probably be even better on a third viewing, whenever that may be for ...