"Helsinki (It's not stinky!)" Helsinki by feline01
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First of all, let me apologize now for that horrible rhyme! Now on to my thoughts about Helsinki..
My first thoughts on Helsinki can't be printed here. We get to the campsite after a long drive through Finland and there is a caravan convention at the campsite filled with hundreds of drunken Finns, mostly men. I'm sure not all Finns were like them but they were some of the most obnoxious, randy drunks that I have ever come across. Thankfully, Helsinki was not like those louts at the campsite. It was genteel and the buildings glowed with pastel-coloring. The Russian influences were seen everywhere especially in the architecture. I only spent a few days here before heading to Leningrad or St. Petersburg as it is now known but eliminate the drunken Finns and Helsinki was a really nice place.
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