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The Living Daylights

July 19th 2018
We arrived in Helsinki 20 minutes before midnight. It had just become night - the light fading from the west as we flew into the airport. It would be light again here in less than 4 hours. If you like daylight, this was the place to be on your summer city break. Helsinki is actually the second most northerly capital city in the world behind Reykjavik in Iceland and just pipping the capital of Norw ... read more
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Finnish Flag 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
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21st July 2018

Helsinki
Another country, another stroll, another football match. Any idea how many countries you have attended a football match?
22nd July 2018

Helsinki
It is probably about 60 countries .....not all of which have a blog. Top of the list for atmosphere - Argentina. The Belgrade Eternal Derby in Serbia is a close second. The Other Half occasionally finds it all a bit dull ......Perth Glory sent her to sleep https://www.travelblog.org/Oceania/Australia/Western-Australia/Perth/Perth-City/blog-76401.html

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