Quality Hotel Isovalkeinen
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- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking rooms
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We left town and drove south on highway 78 through a landscape literally dotted in gorgeous glassey lake. Reflections like no other. Trees trees trees with autumn colours already at this latitude. But best of all reindeer on the side of the road. Beautiful healthy animals. Quite a long days driving but very scenic. We stopped for coffee in a market place in a small town on a lake. All very summery. English spoken everywhere, thankfully. Arrived late afternoon in ...
... forests dotted with farmhouses painted rufous with white trimmings. It appears to be the colour pattern of Scandinavian countryside cottages. The colour was discovered in the copper mines of Sweden and unintentionally is an excellent preserver.
Passed by forests of birch trees interrupted by lakes large and small - ...
... use every morning also on the edge of the lake that was just a hop down from our cabin. The only issue we had is that we had not carried much food with us and there wasn't much good food available. Other than that, we had a nice time meeting the largest huskie we had ever seen and running back and forth between sauna and lake. And playing mini-golf, ...
Friday 25th October
Nothing really happened on Thursday so I shall just skip it. While on exchange I had some classes with Finnish students and was lucky enough to become friends with many of them. Stiina a Finnish students studying International Teacher Education was in a few of my classes and we became friends instantly. Coincidentally enough Stiina had been to Australia as an Au Pair and lived on the Gold Coast. I spent ...
... Helsinki. There is not much here at the moment. It is surrounded by lakes on 3 sides, so there is a lot of water. The main square here is going to be very incredible someday and nearly the size of a football field, but as of now, it is under renovation. There are fences everywhere near to it. In 3 months time, this will be one of the most impressive squares I have ever ...