Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Finland does good trains!! The bed was one of the most comfortable that we had slept in all year, the private toilet worked like a dream and there was even a hot shower to boot. It was almost a shame that we had to get off. We had slept soundly the entire night and were woken by the alarm before having to get ready quickly. The train had made up …
Won't be too much of a blog tonight, we are here in Helsinki but only for the night, we head out early tomorrow morning for Kajaani (pronounced Kayaani). It has been snowing in Helsinki so there are white cars, white bushes and white footpaths everywhere. Pretty cool actually. The hike to the hotel was good, brisk and a wee bit cool and a little slippery under foot:)
Can't wait for this leg of our tour to start.
Next installment tomorrow night. Happy ...
... other side of the street, imagine my embarrassment, but as the hotel is being renovated (thank you booking.com for advertising it grrr) you just could not see it is a hotel. In the morning I put three shirts, a fleece and my jacket, and still, for the current weather it was not enough, actually after a few hours outside I had the feeling I'm already getting sick... It's cold here! People walk around in boots, winter jackets, gloves, scarfs ...
Quiet half day recovering from the flight and waiting to catch up with Frank. Several walks around our hotel district to stretch the legs. Our hotel is very central - short walk to the main train station and not far from the Parliament building. Temperature today was around 19 degrees, but wet by late afternoon - rather heavy rain ...
... and why it was built. Later i joined a walking tour of the island. This took us around to the shipyards, monuments and ramparts, we got some good views and more history. After the tour finished i walked back to the ship, got on and the got off again at market square.
After arriving back in market square i walked back to the hostel, sorted out my laundry, cleaned up, downloaded and sorted pictures, then ...