Original Sokos Hotel Albert
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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The alarm was set early today, we needed to be up, showered, eaten breakfast and out the door by 10am. We were booked on the SAS flight at 1pm to Stockholm with an onward connection to Helsinki. The drive from Melrose, in the Scottish Borders, to Edinburgh airport would take an hour at best and longer if there was traffic delays.
We were ready to leave about 9:45am so we thought just to leave anyway. Better to be a bit early at the airport than late. David's parents ...
... and who insisted on giving him hugs and head butt's and taking loudly to him in Finnish while spitting on me as he talked. His wife was also very amusing, singing along to the disco music operatic style Finnish. All in all we had a good night as we sailed into Finland. Ps: Kat has started writing her blog now so if you would like to read a better written account of our travels blog check out: www.soulsocks.me Hours on the train: 38.5 Hours in a boat: 34.5 Countries visited: ...
... Tanja insisted that she take us by her house to meet her family and, as it turned out, give us Vodka to drink! I think I had mentioned the Vodka stereotype too many times she felt obliged to give us some! Unfortunately, no-one took a knife out after the Vodka! We got to meet her husband and daughter and her parents who live next door as well. We even got to check out the sauna but sadly didn’t get a chance to try it. Next ...
... 2 years ago because the education is free. Now I have an explanation! I just had to know.
A couple of other things I noticed about Helsinki. There are too many trees, big ones, which of course cover the architecture and I just hate that, and there are many parks and forests. It's all green. The architecture is different from ...
... competitive about everything and anything, especially with Sweden. They don’t talk very much, unless they have something important to say. They hate and don’t understand superficial small talk (I’m with them there) so if you ask a Finnish person how they are, they’ll either roll their eyes and know you’re a foreigner or they will give you a full health report because when they do ask someone how they are, they really mean it and care about the ...