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Today we travelled from Helsinki to Turku by train. And we finally saw the sun again :)

More to come later ....

And here is the journal entry :)

In the morning we got up "late" (around 9) and went to eat some breakfast and after that packed our bags. Today we were going to leave Helsinki (Vantaa) and travel by train to Turku. We first took the train to Helsinki and in Helsinki we bought our tickets to Turku. Since we had some time we drank a coffee/tea at the station and Inge was very happy with her first rooibos tea since arriving in Finland.

From the train we could see some more from Finland: trees, farmland, trees, wooden houses, trees, some lakes and trees :) Today was a cloudy day but luckily there was no rain.

When we arrived in Turku we first had to get a bus to the market place and from there we could get a bus to the hostel. We first had the wrong busstop at the station, but we didn't have to wait long before the bus, going in the right direction came. In the bus we bought a tourist-ticket, this ticket is valid for 24 hours. When we arrived at the marketplace we first visited our best friend Otto (finnish ATM). And the search for the right busstop started :/ The hostel had given us a few different busses we could take, but most numbers went in two directions from the marketplace and busses going in the same direction didn't stop at the same busstop.... But finally we found a bus that was going in the right direction and 15 minutes later we were at the hostel.

After bringing our bags to the room. We went to the supermarket to get some food, this was a 10 min walk from the hostel. Later in the afternoon the sun came out and we enjoyed the sun when we went for a walk in the forest next to the hostel.

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