Tag Archives: Finland


On to the border…

I write this post sitting in an isolated train station in Vainikkala, eastern Finland, the last outpost before the Russian border. I am awaiting a train to St. Petersburg and after arriving in good time, […]

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Heading North

As I write this post, I’m being whisked along the through the Finnish countryside on a train bound for Imatra in Karelia, Finland. There is not much to be seen other than snow covered forest […]

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