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Gallery: Rovaniemi

Friday, 4 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Suomenlinna

Friday, 4 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Rovaniemi – Narvik (via lulea)

Friday, 4 Jul 2008 | Views [3499]

Not much to say about my trip to Lulea. i spent most of the day on the train or bus and it was cold and rainy. There is some pretty nice scenery – mainly stunted fir and beech forest (being so close to the ... Read more >

Rovaniemi - home of Santa Claus's Official village

Friday, 4 Jul 2008 | Views [2968] | Comments [4]

I arrived in Rovaniemi (Santa's town of choice) in Finnish lapland via overnight express train (a fitting entrance i thought). I had a sleeper cabin all to myself during the 10 and a bit hour trip (though i didn't ... Read more >

Gallery: Helsinki

Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Suomenlinna (island just off Helsinki mainland)

Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | Views [1563] | Comments [1]

For my last 2 nights in Helsinki i stayed at a youth hostel on Suomenlinna Island. The island has a pretty important history - which i learnt by doing a guided tour. It's actually 6 islands (most joined by causeways) that served as the main fortress ... Read more >


Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | Views [667] | Comments [2]

Helsinki I was feeling pretty buggered with a cold so i didn't get to do as much in Helsinki as i had planned. Did manage to do a walking tour round most of the sights though. I had the misfortune of arriving in Helsinki on the eve of midsummer's ... Read more >



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