Travel Blogs from Jamsa
... and some lovely Finnish cakes? It was in fact 1990 that Gwyneth and I first came to Finland to pioneer links between Physical Education at the University of Plymouth with the University of Lapland, later Gwyneth completing a year at the University of Jyvaskyla. We drive on through the rain and are now sitting in glorious sunshine at about 8pm in a lovely campsite - Saynaniemi, near Puhelin, not too far from Tampere. A lovely end to the ...
... the weekend after so hopefully plenty to talk about then!
THINGS I DID
Disc Golf - A
Awesome fun. It was free, took 2-2.5 hours and was great exercise. Seriously, give it a go - just remember to avoid the trees as the discs don't really pass through them.
Finnish Sauna - A
Done authentically with no pants! Only things missing were an ice cold pool to plunge into and an ice cold beer to drink but I'll get to that next time.
So after three weeks in Finland I finally came to a weekend (normally I've flown home on Friday). What to do, what to do?
Well Saturdays are always dictated by football and it turned out today that Everton were on at 2:45pm local time. Kinda right in the middle of the day for doing anything useful. Seen as how I'm in Finland until the 8th November I decided to use this weekend as a ...
Going to keep these little entries short and sweet - hoping to go for a run tomorrow around the lake and get some more photos as well as taking a trip up to the viewing tower in the park to have a look around.
Also, everything I do (including places I eat) I'm hoping to give a rating for so people can see whether its something they should do, or something that was kind of OK but not great etc..
A - Definitely ...
My eldest daughter and her family have been to Lapland a couple of times, so my husband and I decided to join them on a visit. We flew into Rovaniemi and hired a car to drive to Sodankyla. This was my second experience in this part of the world, but I will return to that one later.We rented a log cabin which was fabulous, in ...