Archive | July, 2017

Tartu for Two

Day 163 – 164 July 27th -28th  2017 Tallinn to Tartu – a slightly bumpy human time despite smooth transport connections. We glided through the number 40 bus, the number 4 tram and the bus to Tartu without a hiccup. Still a bit bumpy because I did not get breakfast till about 1pm, Chris was […]

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Tallinn Time

Days 161 to 162 July 25th and 26th Helsinki to Tallinn Leaving Helsinki while physically easy, with the ferry terminal a few hundred metres from our door was more difficult emotionally – I loved Finland and Helsinki was a beautiful gentle city. It took only a short ferry ride – alongside Finns travelling to Estonia […]

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A City to Fall in Love With -Helsinki Finland

Days 157-160 21st-24th July A gentle city to arrive in after our wilderness experiences. And for today a rare treat – a taxi to our apartment in old town. We found a simple large and comfortable apartment with all we needed including the every sought after washing machine. So sought after here we had to […]

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Wow Just Wow – Verla plus Repovesi plus Tentsile

  Days 155 to 157  July 19th – 21st Photos of Our Trip to Verla Repavesi Tentsile Experience In a trip of endless WOW moments this was another Big Bang Experience. Our time in Finland has been too short – yet our experiences have been incredible. Three different types of wilderness and this our final […]

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Kiilopää -Felstead in the Finnish Fells

  Our Photo Gallery Day 153/154     17th and 18th July 2017 We left Nellim early by taxi to go to the Kiilopää  Trekking centre, which provides facilities to people wanting to trek the area in the adjacent National Park. It is a really terrific set up in that it provides several types of accommodation ranging […]

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Nellim-Reindeers, Logging and Russia just over the hill!

Day 151 and 152 15 – 16th July 2017 Day 1 Nellim After a lovely stay at Inari we now headed off to the next part of our Lapland adventure in Nellim. We are picked up by taxi, as there is no direct public transport and an hour later we arrive at the Wilderness Hotel. […]

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Learning about Culture and Lifestyle of the Sami – Inari

Day 150 July 14th 2017 Inari – Sami capital Photos of Our Day What a fascinating day! Well maybe I should say – another fascinating day in a long line of fascinating days! Today was mostly learning about Sami culture and life in Finnish Lapland. This included visits to the Sami Parliament,  SIIDA – the Sami […]

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Off to See Santa – Lulea to Rovaniemi

Day 147 to 149. 11th to 14th July Lulea to Rovaniemi Photos of Our Time Finland was an unplanned destination – not even in our pre-musings and plannings  did it come to mind. Yet here we were on our way – and excited. As with many of our travel adventures time here now seems too […]

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Stockholm to Lulea Swedish Lapland

Day 144 – 146  July 8th to 10th. Stockholm to Lulea Sweden Photos Travelling from Stockholm to Lulea Two house sits, one Couch-surf and a cabin on an island in the Archipelago. A very brief summary of our time in Sweden. Destination Sweden was spontaneously decided by the advent of our housesit in Sodra Sandby, this […]

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ABBA The Museum

Day 142 July 6th 2017 Stockholm A Day of Days – The self titled “Dancing Queen” visits the museum dedicated to the famous four that began it all. My day at the Abba Museum in Stockholm. Chris opted to miss out on this once in a life time opportunity. So for one of the very […]

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