Scandic Hotel Plaza Turku
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Early morning departure today for the 2 hour bus ride to Turku. We checked out of the Grand Marina today (but we will return in 2 days). First stop on the agenda upon arrival is a tour of a Turku church and Castle.
Our hotel is right in the downtown core so we were able to have some lunch at local places, and then check in. Our games are …
... some clothes from a thrift shop, walked around Turku castle at sunset and had a few scotches at a Viking bar.
The hostel I'm staying in is one of the best yet, clean, warm and really friendly. The only downside is the Asians, I mean typically they're a friendly and lovely people, but something about the ones that visit here... They give you the once over and are generally ********. High ...
The alarm went off at quarter to four. We rolled out of our tent, folded it up, got dressed and were on the road in 15 minutes. We'd packed everything in the car the night before as we knew we had an early start to get the ferry to Finland.
After about an hour we were almost at the ferry port when we realized that we were at the wrong one! We needed to be in Stockholm not at the ferry terminal north of the city! Luckily we had ...
... hotels. Managed to find a b&b in Paddington and one in Cardiff as well with very nice prices and excellent reviews on the booking.com app. Tiny little hotels that aren't going to be giving me any Radisson points (or any other regular customer points, for that matter) but will hopefully offer clean and comfortable rooms and good breakfasts. That's what counts. Now ...
... slide its way around the Stockholm archipelago islands and into the Finnish archipelago islands. The archipelagos on both sides are small islands, some with inhabitants and other forms of life that follow you all the way in-between Stockholm and Turku. The islands are rocky, have pine trees and would be amazingly cold during winter. Although territory different, you couldn’t really tell the difference between these little island groups, apart from the patriotic ...
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