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Day 13, 14 & 15 – Stormy Seas and The Bridge

Did I say that I would write this last Monday? Oh well, only a mere 6 days late, not much to tell anyway! Now, when we headed into the Baltic Sea on our way from Copenhagen to Stockholm, we were informed that the lengthy distance in between was due to the ship being unable to fit under the bridge connecting the Danish capital to Malmo in Sweden. It was therefore a little of a shock ...
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Day 11 & 12 – Open Seas (Round 3) and A Conventional Polish City (Gdynia)

Contrary to my previous post, I think one day at sea is plenty for me, however, I discovered yesterday just how many films are 'on-demand' so between that and gyming it, I was occupied! Today was something of a 'make it up as you go along' (well that's the story of my life but more so on this occasion) type of day as the majority of the ship decided to coach it off down to ...
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Day 10 – Modernist Helsinki

Before I start banging on about Helsinki, I keep forgetting to write about the so called "white nights" phenomenon that we have had the pleasure of experiencing over the past few days. Basically this is when the sun sets at some ungodly hour (think it's around 12 30am) only to rise again 2/3 hours later so effectively you are sleeping in broad daylight, messes around with your body clock I must say! Anyway, Helsinki, for ...
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Day 8 & 9 – Rolling Around St Petersburg

Before I begin writing about my two day stopover in St Petersburg, Russia, the thought struck me earlier that I forgot to talk about the public transportation accessibility in Tallinn! The city possesses it's own tram and bus network; akin to many European cities i.e. Budapest, the trams are a little hit and miss with only the newer rolling stock having low floor access, however, the majority of buses have this feature. Anyway, back to ...
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