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World Trip 2006: Day 116 – Helsinki, Finland

Saturday 22 July 2006 Highlights: Finland Parliament building This was the last day the Trafalgar tour so I really took advance of the ‘free included breakfast’ helping myself to a large hot breakfast.   I even liberated some oranges against … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 115 – Tallinn to Helsinki, Finland

Friday 21 July 2006 Highlights: Uspenski Orthodox Cathedral, Temppeliaukio Church (built into bedrock) The last full day of the tour started in Estonia with some free time before a ferry across to Helsinki.   I actually like ferries a lot … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 114: Riga to Tallinn, Estonia

Thursday 20 July 2006 Highlights: Russian Cathedral, Parliament Building, Tallinn town Hall Tallinn is a city with a lot of history especially in the old town.   The USSR didn’t really destroy anything and I found the old town and … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 113 – Riga, Latvia

Wednesday 19 July 2006 Highlights: Museum of Occupation, Walking next to the black Baltic Sea We started the day with a tour of Riga.   I found that our local guide actually lost control of the group at one stage … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 112 – Vilnius to Trakai to Riga, Latvia

Tuesday 18 July 2006 Highlights: Trakai Castle, The moving Hill of Crosses On the way to Latvia in the morning we visited Trakai (Lithuania).   This is the site of a stunning old castle.   The defences of this place … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 111 – Minsk to Vilnius, Lithuania

Monday 17 July 2006 Highlights: Gediminas Square, St Peter & St Paul Church Lithuania is the first of the Baltic States and former republic of the USSR (Belarussia is not Baltic and wants to be a republic again).   The … Continue reading

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