Travel Blogs from Keuruu
A very quiet and peaceful evening, blessed with no midges as it was cold but this made the skies clearer and the light and colours spectacular. We walked a little, enjoyed our evening meal with some wine and a good, long sleep. En route to Tampere now for a look see and perhaps a shop before we find somewhere for the night, we shall see! Having been here before helped ...
Emolahti Camping Pyhajarvi, sadly with out internet as probably the only 'internet white spot' in Finland. Anyway several hundred kilometres south of Rovaniemi and about 200km short of Jyvaskyla where today we plan to call in to see Gwyneth, Timo and Johannes. Gwyneth was the first student from Rolle Faculty of Education, University of Plymouth to travel to Rovaniemi with me many years ago when we enjoyed a first trek with the University ...
... years ago. We had a friendly chat as far as Baker Street.
I was well early at Heathrow so I decided to go and look at the new terminal 2 and it's famous piece of art. I found this a bit underwhelming as there was nowhere from where you could get a good view. Everything was so close that you could only ever see the trees and never the wood.
Not too long in the lounge at terminal 3 before the announcement ...
We had vague plans to check out some sites in a Eastern Finland but given how rubbish the weather was we cut it short after checking out a field of scarecrows near Suomussalmi and headed for Jani's mums place. As we headed south the country eventually changed from trees to fields and the sun actually came out. I've a week left in Finland now for midsummers then I'll head back to the UK, either for work or the next ...
Monday, 20th April 2009 The team awoke feeling refreshed after enjoying a delightful dinner prepared by their host families- a great time was had by all! Compliments to the chef (s) - the Finnish and Swedish fare was a feast for the eyes and stomach- thanks Mirja and Birgetta! The team ventured off to the Keuruu Engineer Regiment, where they met the Regiment Commander Lieutenant Colonel Harri Kauppinen. The team learnt about mandatory service in either the army or ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed