Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel, Turku
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... the different trails in the area, but after several hours, I can't stop thinking about Kurjenrahkan National Park - something I'd read about on the ferry coming over. It sounded beautiful but it is 30kms out of Turku. So, after 30 minutes debating with myself in the car, I make the monumental decision to drive myself out there. Why not?! Using only my extremely poor map, I actually figure out a way to drive there and I go for it. After getting lost ...
... not at all weather-appropriate since it's *finally* cooled down to lovely chilly temperatures, so they provided us these enormous green jackets to wear on the island. Mine came in particularly handy since I'd accidentally knocked over an entire beer all over my clothes on board. Yes, klutzy Sari is back. Oh well, the food was abundant, the scenery was amazing, and when we got back on the boat, we had dessert accompanied by a massive Finnish singalong. Yes, it was horribly ...
... section first where we explored military ships and a large sail ship. Then headed indoors. There was a room which had a massive collection of motors. All sorts of motors for boats and is apparently the largest collection in the world! I would believe it as it's an unusual item to collect to me! But John was in awe! From the museum we headed to the hotel to collect our luggage and catch the tram back up to the Ferry Terminal to ...
... to the centre of town or to the camp site. It take almost an hour and there seems to be no order people pushing in, our line we have three buses go to other queues so we are waiting ages, me and two other girls decide to play aircraft controllers guiding the buses in and it works, I am home at around 4.30am and fall asleep pretty quickly.
An amazing day (I'll upload more photos soon, but here is a taste)
...wish you were here
... There was a bar converted from an old school, two converted from banks, one from a pharmacy (with original counters!) The best, though, was without a doubt the bar that used to be a public toilet. It didn't look like a public toilet anymore, obviously, but it was very small and had a lot of toilet based regalia.
I also got a bit of a walking tour around Turku, and got ...