Category Archives: Tour de Finlande 2010

Day 52 – Tour de Finlande 2010: Ruotsinpyhtää – Kotka

The history of Ruotsinpyhtää, literally Pyhtää of Sweden, traces back to 1743 when the Kingdom of Sweden – having back then the sovereignty all over Finland – lost the Russo-Swedish War, and had to cede to Russia the part of south-eastern Finland up to the river Kymijoki. This meant that the town of Pyhtää was […]

Day 48 – Tour de Finlande 2010: Nagu – Kustavi

Watch the full roadmap of the tour It's unbelievable how many people I have met in the Midnight Sun Film Festival: today my big thanks go to Kaisa who saved me from another hard night on a punctured air mattress giving me shelter at hers in Kustavi. I definitely should get a new mattress, no […]

Day 47 – Tour de Finlande 2010: Sauvo – Nagu

Watch the full roadmap of the tour I had a wonderful sleep last night: a very quite forest next to a not so trafficked road. But maybe I would have slept anyway as yesterday I've been awake for 18 hours. This basically means that I woke up quite late and had everything packed only around […]