Finland

Cafe in the park and cost of living

Miranda

[ Aug.2015 ] We went into a lovely cafe in the park in the centre of Helsinki only because we needed to go to the toilet. The cafe was stylish and atmosphere was very nice….

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Uspenski Cathedral

Miranda

[ Aug.2015 ] This is one of the two outstanding churches in Helsinki. It was completed in 1868 and it is the largest Russian Orthodox church in the western Europe. Surely it was big. Because…

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Art-nouveau buildings

Miranda

[ Aug.2015 ] Second day in Helsinki was a nice day, too. As we had some time before joining the tour, we thought of visiting Uspenski Cathedral. We walked towards it, but could not find…

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Fully enjoying the summer

Miranda

[ Aug.2015 ] This person in the photo was playing the wonderful music with his own instrument. As you can see, he has adjusted the amount of water in the bottles to create the tune…

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Suomenlinna

Miranda

[ Aug.2015 ] The most important place to look at in Helsinki is Suomenlinna which is about 15 minutes away by boat from the market square. This is a fortress made up of 6 small…

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Delightful Market Square

Miranda

[ Aug.2015 ] The meaning of Kauppatori in Helsinki is apparently Market Square. I cannot guess the meanings of Finnish words at all. Surely, here in the square, there was a market. They said that…

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Helsinki for the first time

Miranda

[ Aug.2015 ] We spent one weekend in Helsinki in Finland. This was my first visit there, although I have been to Lapland in the far north in Finland. I was not very much interested…

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The Moomin museum

Miranda

[April, 2006]In Tampere in Finland, there is the Moomin museum. I wonder if you can remember the animation with the song ‘ Hey Moomin, turn around…’ . The original story was written by a Finish…

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Tampere

Miranda

[April, 2006] This is the last photo of my Finish holiday in 2006. I just remembered that at the airport in Tampere, because we were using the cheap flight which was so strict about the…

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