Helsinki Afternoon November 7th 2009
Arrived at the Viking Line Dock and with all the other passengers walked off and headed towards the tram. Luckily a woman who spoke english and was sitting close to where I was standing was also going to the train station. We walked together to a most impressive facade. The Staion inside is not overly large. The signs showing baggage storage are clear. Decide against giving it to the man and ... 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
After a very busy, expensive and totally enjoyable four months of travelling here and there in Europe and Ontario I am ready for another academic year at Laurentian University in Sudbury. Anthropology and Spanish once again will occupy the brain. Next trip ...one week ....St. Vincent and the Grenadines in Feb. 2013.
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