"30.04 and 01.05" Helsinki Favorite Tip by Lalique

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  Finnish marching
by Lalique

Favorite thing: What is my 1st impression of Helsinki?
I'll try to explain.....
I arrived in the very begining of May holidays, while in Russia some active members still march with red flags and portraits of former party leaders, all the Finns drink two days in a row and that was actually what I witnessed.
On the 30th of April herds of yungsters dressed in colored overalls were scattered around the city drinking or already drunk, but it was fun. The same thing continued the next day, however the weather conditions were much worse, it was raining like hell all day long, but that obstacle didn't prevent locals from having out door holiday picnics.....
Heh, strong people these Finns!

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  • Updated May 5, 2003
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