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... The city part is busy with many buildings, but the country area has beautiful, old homes and gorgeous nature, such as the streams. Finland is known for their superior education, so I will take a semester and study statistics at the University of Turku, Finland. I will stay in a dorm, but I will be doing less studying and more roaming around. As long as I pass the class, don't tell my parents ...
... all are different shades of green.
At one point we saw a strange landscape that looked like we were in an airplane looking down about 10,000 feet. It may not translate on a photo, but I'll try to include it below.
We've been renting bikes for 3 days now. They're heavier and clunkier than we're used to and only have 7 gears but they're fine. There are more hills here than we thought but it's been great ...
... for a run) and in really lazy fashion (me, who didn't). We're all a bit tired today, so we've slowed the pace quite a bit.
Dinner and singing boat cruise
We decided to do something a little different tonight for dinner, and opted to splash out on a boat cruise aboard the steamship s/s Ukkopekka, a 1930s-era steamship. The cruise, which departed from Turku's harbourfront, took us to the teeny-tiny island of Loistokari in the nearby archipelago. It was full ...
... overnight ferry. We boarded the ferry, located our cabin then went exploring? It was a big ship with shopping galore! It seemed everyone's priority was to check into their cabin then shop! They were packed! I headed straight outside to see what I had missed out on by not getting the cruise! It's beautiful coastline. The archipelago dotted with small islands and beautiful houses. We then had dinner in the Grill Restaurant. It was ...
... about 25C during the day today, though. Better. Anyway. I've been home for less than 24 hours and I already spent quite a while surfing around booking.com to look for possible accommodation for my trip to the UK later this year. Travel fever can't be cured by traveling, curiously enough. Crete, then. I'm quite willing to consider returning there. On a proper vacation, without the stress of conference attendance. Don't get me wrong, I found ...