Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... will listen to herself.
This could not continue for the next five days or she would not be fitting into her jeans when they disembarked.
She thought of Delcom's oft repeated comment, " I only have to look at food ....... " well you know the rest.
It was very hot sitting in the sun and before she knew it the ocean surrounded and seemed to cocoon the ship.
She thought she might have a little sleep before dinner.
... I proceeded to the Esplanade shopping area where there were many high end retail outlets before reaching the port. I stopped in at a tourist info office and picked up a Helsinki Card. Activating it Saturday morning will allow me free transit and museum entry for two days . Also included is a two hour bus tour of the central city.
By this time the sun was going down so I headed back to my apartment to chill with a beer and work on my blog before ...
... Soumenlinna today which is a World Heritage Listed fortress from the 1700's. Very nice island to walk around. Some beautiful buildings and parks......and cannons in the fortress walls. I do like cannons! Catching the ferry back was extremely relaxing but, at 15-20 minutes, was not nearly long enough. Back in Helsinki, we walked to the Russian Orthodox Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) - which was quite amazing - ...
Next stop Helsinki. I am interested in the education system here as it is one of the best in the world. Children start school at 7 ( pre school at 6). All schooling is free including university. All equipment and books are provided. As well as a ...
... on Friday but Alex hadn't had a chance to see yet. As it turns out, it's a great thing we went back, because this time the entrance to the prison itself was open, while on Friday I'd only seen the courtyard. The place is amazing -- it's enormous, for one thing, with cell blocks that seem to go on forever. The whole thing feels like it's about to fall apart at any second, and in most countries we probably wouldn't have been allowed to go in it since I'm sure it's a ...