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We got to Finland and it was pitch black!! We had a great plane trip and now needed a taxi! We jumped in the taxi and it cost us 40 odd euro to get to our hotel!!! How crazy!! All words, street names etc were sooo long!!! So long that they wouldn't put the whole word on the street signs! Our hotel looked amazing! Like a little castle stuck in …
We docked at Helsinki at 10am, and were straight into sightseeing when we disembarked. Firstly we visited the 'Church in the Rock’, which has been cut right into the rock in the centre of Helsinki. We then drove to look at the Sibelius monument set in a park, before being dropped off at the outdoor markets down at the port. It was lunchtime …
Aahh Finland. Land of Death Metal, and girls with short hair, square glasses, and lots of piercings. Getting here from Tallinn was easy. There are regular ferries that travel back and forth to Helsinki every day!
Since the travel time to Helsinki was only 3 hours, I assumed these ferries were like bare bones type of ships with places for …
Ahh... Finland. For some reason, I can't get the old Monty Python song out of my mind .. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rwc3VGv lRY. But there is a lot to be said about Helsinki - they do know to make a decent latte here. And here's the deal - there is no rocket science in making a latte. All you have to do is put espresso coffee into a glass of …
Today the plan was to go to the fortress in the morning and then go to the open air museum in the afternoon. Our start was a bit later than we had planned so we had to make good use of our time to make the plan work.
We got the ferry across to the navel fortress in the morning with expert timing, we got on the ferry almost straight away so …
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