Savonlinna, eastern Finland 8 August 2014 August 8th 2014 Savonlinna, eastern Finland 8 August 2014
After leaving Kuopia after lunch we drove about 100 kms SE through the Lakeland Region of eastern Finland. The roads continued to be good, but the abundance of speed cameras was annoying, particularly as a lot of the speed limit was set at 80kms/hour and Mollie was capable of doing more than that!!!!
Savonlinna is stretched out on a series of island ... read more
Europe » Finland » Pirkanmaa » Tampere 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
We love travelling and we never get tired of seeing new places, learning about the history, meeting new people all over the world, observing different lifestyles and cultures. Our philosophy is to "live today as if there is no tomorrow". However as a well known travel writer, Bill Bryson has said in the Forward of his book 'The Road Less Traveled', "There are more fantastic things in this world to see than you can possibly hope to get to. You are just not going to live long enough. Sorry. So why are you just sitting there? Turn the page for goodness sake, and start planning". So that is wh... full info