I tried the famous finnish BLOOD PANCAKES. made of what you ask? REINDEER BLOOD!!! YIPPIE! Thank goodness I am so open minded. It was funny having my entire host family around me with aprehensive gazes (and the camera) ready to laugh at my reaction!!!..................which to tell you the truth...was not bad at all...it was kind of like that food that you eat and enjoy until some one tells you its made of pig brains...then its all lost.
Hey All! Im Stephanie! I am sixteen years old and i'm on Rotary foreign exchange in Naantali, Finland! I arrived at the beginning of August 2007, and I am loving every minute! My finnish friends are the most wonderful people. They hang out with me at school, and help me practice my finnish! I have gotten SO attached to my host familes, they have been fabulous and I can honestly say I love them! They have done so much for me, and kept me my happy self! Oh! and of course I cant wait until they come visit me in New Mexico! I attend Lukio (high school) in Naantali, and take the usual classes,... full info