Tampere southern Finland 9 August 2014 August 9th 2014 Tampere southern Finland 9 August 2014
We arrived in Tampere just after lunch and easily found a park on this Saturday afternoon. We fell in love with the city as soon as we drove into it, with its cobble stoned roads in the city centre.
Tampere is the third largest city in Finland with around 213,000 people and a metro population of nearly half a million. Being located 170km north of the F ... 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