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 …
... great spending time with the staff at the Bible institute as well. On top of all of that, it was awesome in Helsinki today! The weather was sunny and it almost looked like spring! People were excited and trying to look and act as if they were warm even though it only reached 40 degrees with a stiff wind driving in from the sea. I even had way too much ...
... after all we’d eaten at the breakfast, all we wanted to do was just slump on the bed and watch television.
Shortly before 2pm, we checked out and left our bag in the secure luggage store at the hotel. We had worked out how to kill a few hours in the city and stay warm at the same time. The cinema. We had been trying to see The Hunger Games since it had came out last year, and a cinema a short walk across the square was showing ...
... the attractiveness of buildings and beauty of nature. Don't forget to scroll sideways if the images are too big,
I started my 3rd day late. I had to rest a bit, recover from jetlag and re-coop some energy. It was a 15-minute walk to the Market Square from where I would be taking the ferry to Suomenlinna. It was ...
... and we pulled into Finland's impressive harbour around 5pm, getting a panoramic view of the port and city in the process. We opted to walk to the hostel instead of taking a tram, since the weather seemed a bit cooler and we wanted to get oriented. Of course, the walk was a bit longer than it had looked on a map, so about 30 minutes later we arrived, sticky and sweaty and with sore feet, and made a beeline for showers.
First impressions of Helsinki: Nice ...