Turku & Aland Islands, Finland

Hey Beautiful people,

Let me whisk you to a vintage castle. Turku, A 13th-century city which used be Finnish Capital & has an old world charm hidden from the world.

If I could describe cuppa noddles and movie nights as a place, a place as laid back as the feeling of spending Sundays in bed or diving into an old book ona a winter night. That place for me is Turku.

We are glad we stumbled upon Turku while booking a cruise on our Swedish summer dream. It was such a magical day with the sun shining bright, people running a marathon, the crowd cheering for runners, families a having picnic on their yachts in their brown river Aura.

I never heard of this place before I visited it even after been to Finland twice before. Chances are you also might not hear of the same, its world’s best-kept secret for me.

You can reach Turku via Car, bus or train from Helsinki and from neighboring countries like Sweden, Estonia or Latvia, you can catch a cruise. It can easily be your weekend getaway if staying in any of the locations. Its not very costly and has ample farmer markets for you to relish coffee & Bagels.

Along with Turku, we also visited the Aland Islands, an Archipelago in the Bay of Finland.

We enjoyed our day soaking in Finnish architectural history, Gothic architecture, Lush green & Romantic exteriors and lots of Sun.

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Turku Cathedral
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Old Great Square
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Banks of River Aura
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Soaking the Sun..Stylishly
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Quiet an entrance to Cathedral
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Divine
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Wind chimes installed inside the Cathedral
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The Last Supper
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Every detail in these paintings is to die for.
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Mediveal times
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Hope & Faith
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Windows
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Hanging Ships I wonder who have hang it there and what could be the objective
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Ceilings, Did your jaws just dropped?
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Hail the Lord

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Another stop is, Turku Castle. A Medieval time cobbled stone largest surviving buidling in Finland.

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River Aura
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Casual
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Aland Islands

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Sailing the calm water
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Turku.. Until next time

Hope you enjoyed this new city through my words. Do share if you have been the city.

XoXo

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Tempting Tampere,Finland

Hey Guys,

I read somewhere that Happiness is a place between Too Little and Too Much. So Here I am in a Happy Place between too Little Time and Too Much to explore.I am in Tampere, Finland.

It was a quick trip for work to the sub zero temperature country. Tampere has very few places to explore most of them are century old Churches.

It was a super hectic and exhausting week. City is chilled out like other cities in Finland.Everyone is super helpful and friendly in here so you can be relaxed about the safety and food.

Enjoy few of the pictures I clicked while my stay in Tampere,Finland. It has been a Fabulous stay, would always love to return to the country.

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