Radisson Blu Espoo
Travel Blogs from Espoo
... The Belgian suggested we head out to dinner and on the way we swapped names. It has been good to have mostly the same people in the dorm, staying for similar lengths of time as we've swapped notes and done similar things only on different days. Still can't tell you their names, mind. We went out without a plan, which is a bad idea on a budget and without knowing each other. Looking to check one side street we were asked for ID-or, more likely, the 21 year ...
... At the Helsinki airport we quickly found our bags and then the bus into the center of town. From there we walked about twenty minutes across enormous cobblestones, in both the street and the sidewalk to the Radisson Blu hotel where we are staying near the harbor. It is a budget hotel, but nice enough. We were beat when we got ...
... shopping mall today. I now have a Fin SIM card.
I'm venturing into H tomorrow once I try and work out where all the sights I want to see are on the maps I have...
So - just to let you know I'm in Scandinavia, I'm posting some "interesting" photos.
... jet lag, maybe because we slept until 1:30 pm, or maybe because of the ship creaking, grunting and squeaking all around us).
P.S.: I'd like to comment on the amount of blonds in Scandinavia. It was expected, of course, but those are not just any blonds, they have hair of golden yarn, shining like amber waves of grain, like radiant hair of rosy-cheeked Scandinavian gods or proud vikings... just saying :)
... Such unworthy thoughts were banished when Maggie tried to FaceTime us. Because we were at the extreme range of the wifi, it didn't work very well, so we repaired to the kitchen. This is a room with microwave, oven and a dining table where, apparently included in the camping fee, you could cook and eat your own meal. That certainly wasn't very Loch Lomond. The wifi was end stop there so we caught up with Maggie and heard the full saga of her coolant ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service