Heavenly Helsinki September 21st 2007 Go away’ Alan said as I poked him in the ribs. Just one magical word later and he was at the door, rain-jacket on, tapping his watch impatiently and telling me to get my groove on.
We dashed through rainy Tallinn and boarded a catamaran to Helsinki, which would take us across the Baltic sea in an hour and forty minutes. Since we were in Robben Island a few years ago with ... read more
Europe » Finland » Uusimaa » Helsinki Finland was a province and then a grand duchy under Sweden from the 12th to the 19th centuries and an autonomous grand duchy of Russia after 1809. It won its complete independence in 1917. During World War II, it was able to successfully defend its f... ... read more
Yay, we're finally on the road!
After years of excited and nervous planning we took the plunge and left our jobs, rented out the house, said goodbye to the folks and friends, got married (well, you've got to be sure your travel buddy's there for you!) and headed off for places unknown.
And we're loving it, enjoying every second! Can't wait to see what's next.
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