Call of the North (20): Helsinki

July 29 The first target in Helsinki was the railway station, to buy tickets for the next destination. The lady at the counter was called Ms. Ruotsalainen, which I found very cool :). That’s when I felt it – I’m in Finland! When you leave your luggage at the railway station, you should be careful…

Call of the North (19): Åland

July 28, 23:41 Announced by a lighthouse and overtaken by a boat, We reached the Åland islands around 11pm, the first and last stop on the way to Helsinki. Funnily enough (or maybe not), the red light had moved from west to north, falling behind the harbor where another Viking Line ship was anchored, empty.…