Hilton Helsinki Kalastajatorppa
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Today was a great day! We enjoyed a fabulous brunch with Pia, Petro, KIra and Toumos at the Hilton overlooking the water! We then drove into central Helsinki and spent a good part of the day being tourists! We walked through Stockman's, Finland's largest department store. We were looking for a few. Christmas ornaments from Finland for our tree at …
... Anyway, it was off to Odense we went – the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen. Great campground! Very clean, big pitches, heated toilet/shower block, and finally, a communal kitchen – the first since we began our trip last year! The downside of Odense was that the great sunshine that we had found in the UK over Easter was well and truly gone and it rained, and was very cold, and then it rained some more, just for good measure. ...
Our last morning was mainly taken up with preparing for the ferry to Estonia which we are on at the moment. It was cool to sail out rough some of the 600 Islands which are dotted around the Helsinki coastline. The sea here is really cold, it looks black, rather than blue or green and is very choppy and ominous looking! Next stop, Estonia.
Lots of love,
Emma and Tom
... that great to be honest) and the King's Gate (sadly the wrong side of it so I thought it was really boring when it probably isn't). You can also walk along a hill at the shore and check out old canons but it was so windy I kind of feared for my live because I was nearly blown down a cliff.
I spent two hours on the island without checking out everything so plan with some time when you go there.
I was rather hungry after all this walking so ...
... and out of different stores and gallery's. I found an adorable coffee shop and store and warmed up over an expresso. I found another museum and a cathedral. More impressive than the building was the stairs leading up to it. I'm thankful I brought the scarf that dad gave me, apparently I brought the cold weather along when I came on ...
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