Original Sokos Hotel Pasila
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... looked at me and said, “that will be 48 Euro” before smiling and saying “hop on!” A few stops later we alighted, John thanked the driver again and we walked up to the Church In The Rock. The name says it all, carved into the rock, topped with huge rock walls and a circular copper roof it really is something. Inside, amidst tourists, we found an amazing sacred space, I didn't know Lutherans lit candles! The interior ceiling is a huge coiled copper ...
... s dinner was an optional extra which involved a visit to a reindeer farm to "greet and eat". This was our tour directors interpretation. You visit the farm run by a Sami family who gives you a little talk in a teepee, then you go into the paddock where you can see the reindeer and then into the dining area for reindeer and mash, a glass of wine and a berry pudding. We have been to these types of dinners before and they are often over rated..... But we ...
... Further in the buildings were made of brick.
The island is still inhabited by a small number of residents. There are a couple of places for tourists to stay also on the island.
We arrived at Helsinki airport, greeted by proper snow. Lucky we had those thermals. Helsinki is a fashionista's dream. A small city, but supposedly everyone here is either musically talented or has some sort of design knowledge.
In our short stay we saw beautiful architecture, including the Helsinki cathedral in the middle of the Helsinki square - which is, as I am told, a smaller version of the beautiful St Petersberg square. In fact, ...
Yesterday was a lonnnggg day! Because of the Hong Kong protests spreading to Mongkok it restricted us from moving about to see things. However we managed to go to see the Bird Garden Market in Yung Po street which I found an interesting insight into traditional culture with all the sounds if the birds chirping and the old men with their birds and ughh! bags of live crickets and grasshoppers for bird feed for sale! Nearby is Flower Street with so ...