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  • Shhh, don't wake the forest[center][/center] [center][sub]Welcome to the village of Särkynyt Silppuri[/sub][/center] Let me tell you a little story. And for you to fully understand it I need to Posted by hennaonthetrek in hennaonthetrek | Nov 14, 2020
  • 8. Rovaniemi, Lapland and Santa Claus VillageSo far in Finland we have struggled to find campsites that are open, we assume as the border closed many campsites have taken the opportunity to have a break themselves. For our week in Rovaniemi on the Arctic Circle we Posted by NapierFamily in The Napier Family Adventures | Oct 6, 2020
  • Slightly different korona updateOverall situation in Finland I am relying on Wikipedia on these dates below, somehow even with the newspapers full on information about Covid-19, I couldn’t find any other statistic about the thing but how many have gotten ill. So, in to Posted by hennaonthetrek in Life in a time of Coronavirus | Apr 21, 2020
  • Off we go to the Arctic Circle!On January 15th, we will begin our journey to Rovaniemi, Finland for a short visit to Lapland. Yes, Finland in January for the two people who fled Ohio because they hate cold weather. Since we now live in Posted by silveroli in Lapland January 2020 | Jan 14, 2020
  • Exit Russia - Enter Finland The 3rd of August saw David and I load up our bikes for the last leg of our Russian odyssey - St Petersburg to the Finish border. At the border we parted company with Oleg and Julia who, with their two Posted by stevecrownz in As the Crow Flies Russia 2019 | Dec 31, 2019
  • Sauna and some sightseeing in our CapitalTo your convenience I have translated few words for you which I am going to use in this one. Sauna = Is warm room where we finns go to relax either alone or in good company. Kiuas = Heater in Posted by hennaonthetrek in hennaonthetrek | Oct 12, 2019
  • Inland to FinlandSaturday, 31st of August we headed across the border into Finland to visit the Saami Museum [[]] in Inari. It presents Saami history and culture both in exhibitions indoors and out of doors. The permanent exhibition in the main hall Posted by maxari in Adventures in Bruce | Sep 6, 2019
  • Day 1 HelsinkiThe flight was everything I could have wished for. Lay flat seats. Salmon, spinach, shrimp appetizer,cheese plate for dessert gin and tonics with bilberries and yummy breakfast. Slept for 4.4hours. There is even a window in the bathroom with face Posted by Jengausman in Gausman Family Europe Adventure | Aug 29, 2019
  • Overnight Flight Day 1 HelsinkiDad tells me 6 months ago he wants to go to St. Petersburg Russia and about the research he had been doing and how interesting it all looked. I kept waiting for the next logical sentence to come from his Posted by Jengausman in Gausman Family Europe Adventure | Aug 28, 2019
  • Helsinki, Finland Helsinki, Finland has 1.5 million people in the metro area; only 5.5 million people in Finland. Independence from Russia and Sweden occurred in 1917 at the time of WW I. This year, Finland was named the #1 “happiest” country in Posted by vin man in London/Scandinavia/Estonia/Berlin/Russia | Aug 23, 2019
  • 2019 Ship to Shore. Russia, Scotland and moreHelsinki is the port we arrived at this morning. Weather is overcast and rainy though not cold. Breakfast was minimal as we were still very full from the wonderful meal at the Veranda last night. A hop on hop off bus Posted by pjandc in Travel is a wonderful thing | Aug 20, 2019
  • Day 9, It’s Not Where You Start It’s Where You Finnish!!We left lovely Lulea, and had to make a decision. Do we go straight to Narvik (Norway) and then onto Senja, or do we divert and nip into Finland and follow the River Torne up? We decided on the the most Posted by CariadJohn in Scandinavian Summer! | Aug 5, 2019
  • Finland in Summer is a Delight Helsinki's Lutheran Cathedral, Senate Square [i]This travelogue is part of a Baltic cruise, including [[|Estonia]], [[https:// Posted by world_wide_mike in Worldwidemike | Jul 25, 2019
  • Lighthouse in the IslandMy boyfriends brothers oldest daughter, Nina has been asking that could she come to visit us this summer and now I finally had some time off from work. I asked her that what would she like to do while staying Posted by hennaonthetrek in hennaonthetrek | Jul 23, 2019
  • Catching up with our Finnish familyIt might not be convenient when family members live far away, but it does provide an opportunity for visiting interesting places. We were last in Jyvaskyla in 2001 when Gerard (Nico's brother) married Kaisa. So it was great to Posted by travelmama in What's Up with Pam & Nico | Jul 11, 2019
  • It's Cold up Here in Tampere!We haven't had any of the heat wave temperatures that southern Europe has experienced. Instead, yesterday the mercury plummeted and the temps here in Tampere were about the same as winter temperatures in M Posted by travelmama in What's Up with Pam & Nico | Jul 6, 2019
  • A visit to Turku and NaantaliTuesday, July 2, we returned from Tallinn on the ferry and then took the bus from Helsinki to Turku, about 2 hours to the west of Helsinki. We were visiting our friend Pauli Jokela. [img=https://photos. Posted by travelmama in What's Up with Pam & Nico | Jul 5, 2019
  • Helsinki, FinlandAfter a day at Sea yesterday, where MK, Rosie and Karen won $400 at the casino (and another $218 today), we visited Helsinki. I think we gave Karen apoplexy because we could have been up $1300. We did a 4 Posted by mludewig in Adventures | Jun 29, 2019
  • Helsinki, An Pleasant SurpriseI woke up to a message from Vodaphone that I was now back in the Eurozone and I could keep in touch with friends in the UK and even Finland. Yes, we were arriving in Helsinki. We didn't have a long Posted by 60Day Gailstorm in Sure, Why Not? | Jun 22, 2019
  • Day 9 i will wake up around 10:00 am and go down to the lobby to eat some breakfast i will have some eggs, bacon and toast. Then i will head back to my hotel room and get ready for the day. Posted by Reillym17 in Day 1 | Jun 2, 2019
  • Day 8 i will wake up a little late today closer to 12:00 pm after i get up I will have a shower and go down to the hotel lobby and have a really alte breakfats or we can just call it Posted by Reillym17 in Day 1 | Jun 2, 2019
  • Day 7 I will wake up and get ready for the day i will eat breakfast at my hotel. After breakfast i will go on my first adventure in Helsinki i will go to Helsinki Cathedral. Helsinki Cathedral is the Finnish Evangelical Posted by Reillym17 in Day 1 | Jun 2, 2019
  • Day 6 I will go to my hotel after i collect my bags from bagged claim and then call a cab. I will get to my hotel around 7:00 pm I will be staying at Hotel Carlton Helsinki its rated 4/5 stars Posted by Reillym17 in Day 1 | Jun 2, 2019
  • HelsinkiWe were sitting on the back deck of the Viking Sea not wanting to to miss any of the excitement of setting sail on our first cruise when I realised we had already left the dock and were about 50 Posted by themaggiej in Travels by barge, bike & boat | Jun 2, 2019
  • Helsinki HighlightsJune 17 Today we had a tour called Helsinki Highlights and Country Home Visit. I ordered breakfast again and this time just got two blueberry muffins each, cranberry juice for me and coffee for B. Again it came before the Posted by greatgrandmaR in Sampling Scandinavia and the Baltic-2009 | Jun 17, 2009
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