Helsinki the capital of Finland 10 to 12 August 2013 August 12th 2014 Helsinki the capital of Finland 10 to 12 August 2013
Helsinki will be our last 'port-of-call- in Finland. We have thoroughly enjoyed visiting the country. It is certainly very different to Norway and Sweden, not to mention the flattest of them all.
We arrived in Helsinki via more excellent roads and freeways at about 3.00pm, in time to visit the Tourist office right in the central area of the ... 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
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