Time well spent visiting friends in Helsinki and family in Tampere, Finland. Lots of good food, fishing, boating, relaxing and sauna.

TAMPERE’S SÄRKÄNNIEMI

Finland was full of relaxation after our two months of heavy traveling through China and Russia. Mark's family greeted us in their cozy summer cottage on the lake, complete with a sauna at the shoreline....
Time well spent visiting friends in Helsinki and family in Tampere, Finland. Lots of good food, fishing, boating, relaxing and sauna.

FINLAND PHOTO GALLERY

Time well spent visiting friends in Helsinki and family in Tampere, Finland. Lots of good food, fishing, boating, relaxing and sauna... plus roller coasters at Särkänniemi. Mark's cousin Oskari cray...
Finland

WELL FED IN FINLAND

We hadn't even reached the Russia-Finland border and I was already enjoying my first Karelian pie. Riding the train from Saint Petersburg to Helsinki, I was finally entering familiar territory and would soon...