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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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Finally sitting in the train to Russia. I just enjoyed the perfect morning coffee like every morning, only that this time I was drinking it from the bottle and watching the Finnish country side passing by. I have four seats for myself which is quite nice and even wireless internet connection. I bet this is the only time I am gonna have such a luxurious train ride. :) All ...
After a night in a cabin at Antola we tried to do take in a little of Mikkeli but found that we really should have headed straight to Repovesi National park to do a hike because we were over the "city tourist attractions".
The weather was beautiful and we spent our time taking in the scenery along the way including a slight detour when we found the road we thought would join up, took us to an embankment and the only way out was to reverse about 100 meters to ...
... run over to the train station if he wasn't going the right way. As it was both modes of transport arrived at the same time, and fortunately for us the bus was going right by the Scandic Continental and then onto the city centre. Night buses in Helsinki are nothing like the night buses at home. They are well lit, clean, don't smell and aren't full of noisy drunks. A 10 minute (and some would say uneventful) bus ride later, the Carney's, Mike, Bernie, Gavin, Pete, Emma ...
... tea! It turns out to be a great evening with lots of talking (luckily for me mostly in English). Saturday it's preparation time as Vera will celebrate her birthday on Sunday. Besides the cleaning and decorations, we also make yummi cakes, pies and a birthday cake of course! Getting my bakery skills into action again ;-)) On Sunday I meet their family, nice to see faces with names now. Also meet their neighbours again! Timo tells me he owns several old motorbikes, so of course ...
... in the fields, but go to the winter places. Before they can be moved there, it needs to be cleaned first. Which means getting rid of the old hay, ****** on soil and ****....a lot of ****! So using a tracktor and shovels we tried to clear the areas, never been so mad at stones before, as they made the job a lot more difficult! But we got the job done and had a laugh in between as well! And the best part: I was allowed to try ...