Kakskerrantie 618, Turku, Western Finland, Finland | Hotel
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Hotel, no hotel, hotel...

A travel blog entry by joahonen

... wondered how on Earth did we have our accommodation in a place like that, but I had just thought there was an agreement of some sort between Villa Lante and Villa Aurelia, which is owned and manged by an American academic society of some sort. You know, a camaraderie of sorts between academic organizations. Well, not so much. I thought I'd double check with the person in charge and turned out she hadn't noticed anything. She called me, sounding s ...

How cool is this itinerary, huh?

A travel blog entry by joahonen

... br>
Day 8-9: Visits to a local school and a local university

Day 10: Renaissance & baroque Rome (Campo dei Fiori, Piazza Navona etc.)

Day 11: Modern Rome

Day 12-14: Free!

We'll have someone from Villa Lante guiding us on our tours, or so I've understood this. Way cool! The researchers and academics staying at Villa Lante are mostly historians specializing in the history of Rome / Italy, so I'm quite sure we'll get the most out of ...

Getting ready to fly again

A travel blog entry by joahonen

... on me. It's just seemed so far in the future, the whole trip, and suddenly it's right around the corner. Whut? Rome?! What am I to wear? I still haven't got that 70-200mm lens for my camera! Oh noes! (And not going to have it, either, not before I leave... Shame.) And just as with every other trip, this near frantic moment of pre-preparation is just the best! Building up expectations, ...

Kiss my Turku

A travel blog entry by zerah

... the lot of them.
Soon I get the train to Helsinki. I'm staying in a hotel and I'm going to be cut off from the backpacker scene, which will be a slight relief but more lonely, I think. Don't worry I meet the Intrepid team on the 14th and then I'll be stuck with them for two weeks. Which means no peace and probably no internet... I'm hoping there are power points.
So thanks Turku for being ...

Packing - have I got everything?

A travel blog entry by joahonen


It's been a while since I traveled further away from home than Stockholm and definitely a long while since I went away for more than four consecutive days. And here I am, faced with the age old problem of "have I now got everything, what have I forgotten" while the answer is, judging by the amount of stuff in my bag, "I've got everything and then some" already. I think I'm ...


This hotel, located on Kakskerrantie 618, Turku, is near Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum and Kirjais.
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