Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- TV Channel One Russia
- Free High-Speed Internet
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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 …
Arrived in Helsinki Finland at 8am 25/6 right in centre of town much newer city as old city built from timber and was burnt down. Most buildings start around 1920 -30s Art Nova and Art Deco influence there are a few earlier from round 18-19th century mainly church's Lutheran and museums. We just did a walking tour around the town walked past a church called Rock Church modern day structure blasted into solid rock 13 meters deep roof made of copper then on through a park where we stopped ...
... displays were even better, amazing artefacts from the country; agricultural, social, crafts, furniture, really a great assembly of some really cool things. Into the shop to buy Matt the “Thor’s Hammer” amulet I’d promised him. Norse people in the old days wore them much as Christians wear a cross, swore oaths by them etc. Time for home so we caught a tram to just around the corner from our hotel. We walked up the hill, finding a Green Man in the door ...
... for boats.
It was getting really windy in this ...
... and humidity in Hong Kong! I will leave it to Larry to give you his insights....jx
Finnair's marketing is all about attracting the emerging Chinese market and their advertising is all based around the concept of the ten hour flight from Hong Kong to Helsinki being the "shortcut" to Europe. The economy class seats therefore are designed to accommodate five foot six inch, fifty kilogram Chinese people. If you’re a six foot obese ...