Our Baltic Sea cruise on Princess Cruises - Saturday, August 6, 2011-Helinski, Finland August 6th 2011 Before arriving in Helinksi we debated where to take a tour in this city since we had already visited the city in 2003, however in the end we decided to take a tour. We arrived at the port around 6:00am. The port area and scene was pretty bland, not very exciting. The temperatures were in the high 50’s and partly cloudy. Weather wise, we should be in good shape.
After breakfast we met our tou ... read more
Europe » Finland » Eastern Uusimaa » Porvoo 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