Original Sokos Hotel Puijonsarvi
Travel Blogs from Kuopio
We went to the Rauhalahti Holiday village outside Kuopio for a couple of days where we stayed in a cabin - a beautiful cabin with pine floors, walls, and ceilings. All sparkling clean. I was drawn to this location by the large, traditional sauna that gets fired up twice a week and stands on the banks of the lake. There are also the more common saunas that ...
Friday 25th October
Nothing really happened on Thursday so I shall just skip it. While on exchange I had some classes with Finnish students and was lucky enough to become friends with many of them. Stiina a Finnish students studying International Teacher Education was in a few of my classes and we became friends instantly. Coincidentally enough Stiina had been to Australia as an Au Pair and lived on the Gold Coast. I spent ...
... Helsinki. There is not much here at the moment. It is surrounded by lakes on 3 sides, so there is a lot of water. The main square here is going to be very incredible someday and nearly the size of a football field, but as of now, it is under renovation. There are fences everywhere near to it. In 3 months time, this will be one of the most impressive squares I have ever ...
... myself open to what the Universe is telling me and the things I need manifest. I look at the clouds and the trees to see what they say. I listen to my emotions. I try to feel."
“Of course it’s nice to live like this, to get up and just see how the day evolves. I can grow closer and more connected to my inner spirit, but to not make other plans is also a plan. It’s where I want to be right now but only for a time.”
... Thinking about the future and the past is a recipe for anxiety and regret’
Living in the now is central to the ideology here and the longer I stay the more I realise how this philosophy is intertwined into everything. The day simply evolves and things happen spontaneously without planning and with minimal structure. There are no watches, no electronic ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking