Ferry ride to Suomenlinna Sea Fortress from Helsinki, Finland including touring around the island

Ferry ride to Suomenlinna Sea Fortress from Helsinki, Finland including touring around the island


Background music playing. Okay, we are with Raakel my Finnish Canadian
friend who is showing us around and we’re going to an Island called Suomenlinna. Does
that mean anything? It’s like Finland. It’s kind of like a castle. Background music playing. So we’ve arrived here finally and we honestly
have no idea what we’re going to be doing. There is no tourist information. We’re just
going to wander around. Looks like a village. A cute village. I think this looks like Anne of Green Gable
in Finland. The cute little wooden houses, right? Background music playing. We’ve just witnessed a lovely Finnish wedding
on an island. Background music playing. And what are we doing? Enjoying some ice cream.
Perfect way to cool down after a little walk around the island. What flavors do you have?
Pistachio. And I have raspberry sherbet. And what is that in Finnish? Finnish answer. And I’m having the one unique to Finland.
Black licorice ice cream and it is delicious. What is this called in Finnish? Speaking bad
Finnish. Lemon and black licorice. Wow, this is really really good. I don’t believe it. Background music playing.

28 thoughts on “Ferry ride to Suomenlinna Sea Fortress from Helsinki, Finland including touring around the island

  • July 26, 2013 at 2:32 pm
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    First!!

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  • July 26, 2013 at 2:38 pm
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    Prison break !!

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  • July 27, 2013 at 5:01 am
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    Cute little village and interesting ice cream. I love the flavors available in Japan with Black Sesame being my oddest one with Purple Sweet Potato a close second. Both tasted awesome too.

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  • July 27, 2013 at 6:01 am
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    Thanks! I would love to try the purple sweet potato one! We're hoping to visit Japan maybe next year.

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  • July 27, 2013 at 6:04 am
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    She was a great tour guide 😉

    I did love it! I ate an entire package of the Salmiakki black licorice candies; Audrey took one bite and spat it out…LOL

    I'm sure it's amazing in the winter. I'd like to visit Finland in the winter sometime for the winter sports.

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  • July 27, 2013 at 6:04 am
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    LOL, we did break out of prison 😉

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  • July 27, 2013 at 6:04 am
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    YES!!! Thanks 🙂

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  • July 28, 2013 at 12:25 am
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    I love black licorice! call me weird!

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  • July 28, 2013 at 4:55 am
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    When you mix black licorice with vodka you get one of the favorite shots in Finland, available in most bars. Only for true black licorice lovers, dangerous stuff ,)

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  • July 28, 2013 at 7:24 pm
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    That's definitely not weird in my opinion! Audrey might disagree though 😉

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  • July 28, 2013 at 7:25 pm
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    We just tried Salmiakki! I loved it; Audrey hated it…LOL

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  • August 1, 2013 at 2:49 pm
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    That's so cool! I'm a huge hockey fan. My favorite Finnish player is Tuomo Ruutu 🙂

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  • September 15, 2013 at 9:48 pm
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    What in the hell does she say that ice cream is in finnish?? :DD Because that's definitely not what it actually is.

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  • September 15, 2013 at 10:56 pm
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    What is it then?

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  • September 16, 2013 at 10:16 am
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    I am not sure if that second thing she says is strawberry, but in that case it would be "mansikka-vadelma"

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  • September 16, 2013 at 10:41 pm
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    Thanks for correcting us 🙂

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  • October 2, 2013 at 12:14 pm
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    Assuming I didn't hear it wrong, she first told that her ice cream is raspberry sorbet and then she said in Finnish "vadelma sorbetti". The way she pronounced raspberry in Finnish made it first sound like a gibberish but after listening her saying it few times I finally heard vadelma.

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  • December 18, 2013 at 11:43 pm
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    Fortress of Finland not castle.

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  • March 15, 2014 at 4:14 am
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    Huge French  money paged for our  fortress and…

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  • March 23, 2014 at 10:19 pm
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    Can you visit in kemi?

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  • March 23, 2014 at 10:22 pm
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    Kemi is so lovely at summer!

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  • May 1, 2014 at 3:02 pm
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    Finnish isn't hers first language, that's why she didn't talk it very well and told wrong things. You can hear it clearly. Or maybe she just was very shy because they were filming… She said "sitruna" when it's "sitruuna" and so on…

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  • October 23, 2014 at 3:42 pm
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    7 days..

    its beautiful in helsinki!

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  • July 21, 2015 at 9:50 am
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    Nice trip, however, I would expect to see even a single cannon  😉

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  • April 27, 2016 at 7:44 pm
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    nice video! watching it from hotel in Helsinki

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  • December 29, 2016 at 1:19 am
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    This is first place which I have visited where you have been before 🙂 I liked toy museum, especially cafeterium 🙂

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  • November 1, 2018 at 7:19 am
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    There used to live More People – than Mainland Helsinki ! Linn IS a City in Estonian !

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  • December 9, 2018 at 6:21 am
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    How can you eat ice cream in such a cold country?

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