Centro Hotel Turku
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
- Russian TV Channels Available
- TV Other Russia
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... Russian's decided to move the capital to Helsinki. Still a major shipping port the city did not fall off into oblivion but it's prominence has weened.
Still a great jumping off point to places further abroad this is a major hub for ferries to Latvia and Sweden. That's why I've come here. I contemplated a ferry from Helsinki but when I did the comparison this just made more sense. Helsinki to Stockholm 23 hours and ...
... degree views from there. I took my own food and drinks to tide me over so I wouldn't have to buy the overpriced stuff onboard. There is a small general store and duty free store onboard if you need to make any purchases. I went with Silja Line on the Baltic Princess and have no complaints (but I also have nothing to compare it to).
My first day in Turku the next day provided me with a huge challenge. I was offered a car so ...
... were selling fresh produce and flowers in the main square which was the hub of the town where many of the buses congregate.
... for a run) and in really lazy fashion (me, who didn't). We're all a bit tired today, so we've slowed the pace quite a bit.
Dinner and singing boat cruise
We decided to do something a little different tonight for dinner, and opted to splash out on a boat cruise aboard the steamship s/s Ukkopekka, a 1930s-era steamship. The cruise, which departed from Turku's harbourfront, took us to the teeny-tiny island of Loistokari in the nearby archipelago. It was full ...
... a contemporary art exhibition by one artist. It was quite interesting, with the use of life size dummies placed strategically and video and audio telling stories. We had lunch in the museum which had a huge salad buffet. It was one of the healthiest meals we have eaten on the trip! We of course finished it off with cake and coffee. From here we continued to the church. We paid the little extra to see the museum inside with not ...