logo

Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
Chloe Cousins, blabbermouth, johnsonnifer546, TheIconClinic, akjd2
57586 Registered Users
Forum Stats
57586 Members
417 Forums
114364 Topics
811773 Posts

Max Online: 537 @ 07/02/12 07:21 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
"Rosie" 545
daisybun 219
Nancy Roussy 206
Jana - Creativity Editor 157
Mona - Astronomy 105
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 94
Susan - Meditation Editor 50
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 47
Angie 39
Lestie4containergardens 39
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#758435 - 04/20/12 05:25 PM Helsinki, Finland
Jim Colyer Offline
Parakeet

Registered: 10/12/04
Posts: 1111
Loc: Nashville, TN
I visited Helsinki.

I sailed on the Viking Line through the Swedish Archipelago aross the Baltic Sea. The trip was short, two days and nights. The ship Mariella was like a floating hotel: decks for floors, cabins for rooms. I stood on top as we left Stockholm.

I was the last person to come down from the top of the ship. We were in the archipelago and our speed was up. It was windy. Alice had warned me about passengers falling off the ship and drowning. Suddenly, I was confused and disoriented. I could not find the stairs leading to the deck below. Out of nowhere I heard Agnetha's voice. She was singing The Day Before You Came. It was not my imagination. The sound was coming from the ship's speakers. Hearing Agnetha composed me. I found the stairs and got below to safety. My guardian angel had come to me in my moment of need.

The Archipelago is composed of 24,000 islands. They come in all sizes. Some are tiny. Some are covered with woods. Some have houses.

That night, I talked to a guy from Atlanta and his Canadian girl friend. They were going to Russia. When I went to my cabin, someone was in my bed. I got the hostess to roust him out.

In Helsinki, I walked down Mannerheim Street and Alexandersgatan. I sensed a Russian influence. I entered the Lutheran Cathedral and saw a statue of Martin Luther.

The Finnish Mark is the currency. No passport is needed to travel around Scandinavia.

Back at the terminal, I thought of what I had seen, three world capitals: Stockholm, London and Helsinki.


_________________________
God Given Talent CD @ my site

Top

Add Helsinki, Finland to Twitter Add Helsinki, Finland to Facebook Add Helsinki, Finland to MySpace Add Helsinki, Finland to Del.icio.us Digg Helsinki, Finland Add Helsinki, Finland to Yahoo My Web Add Helsinki, Finland to Google Bookmarks Add Helsinki, Finland to Stumbleupon Add Helsinki, Finland to Reddit
#767847 - 06/12/12 04:32 PM Re: Helsinki, Finland [Re: Jim Colyer]
Encore DT Offline
Gecko

Registered: 12/22/06
Posts: 400
Wow, I'm jealous!!! So far we're just planning a cruise to the Caribbean this summer, but I'm praying to make it to Germany next year.
_________________________
encoredt.com - diamond jewelry

Top

Add Re: Helsinki, Finland to Twitter Add Re: Helsinki, Finland to Facebook Add Re: Helsinki, Finland to MySpace Add Re: Helsinki, Finland to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Helsinki, Finland Add Re: Helsinki, Finland to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Helsinki, Finland to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Helsinki, Finland to Stumbleupon Add Re: Helsinki, Finland to Reddit



Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Name a crater on Mercury
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
Today at 07:26 AM
Insurgent Movie Review
by Alice - Weight Loss
Action Movies
Today at 07:23 AM
What will you do today?
by Alice - Weight Loss
Inspiration
Today at 07:03 AM
April 1
by Lynne - ChristianLiving
Christian Living
Today at 06:50 AM
Daily World Peace Group Meditation
by Susan - Meditation Editor
Meditation
Today at 06:08 AM
Do Bahá'ís Believe in Extraterrestrial Life ?
by Susan - Meditation Editor
Baha'i Faith
Today at 06:03 AM
Fantasy films that are so bad they're good
by Jamie - SciFantasyMovies
Sci Fi/Fantasy Movies
Today at 04:10 AM
Nutrition vs Diet
by Dr. Denise- Gynecology
Gynecology
Today at 03:13 AM
April Fools and Fishes
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
Today at 01:12 AM
Jake Gyllenhaal New Trailer Online
by Angela - Drama Movies
Drama Movies
Yesterday at 03:00 PM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
1 registered (Izeigo), 107 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2014 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.