Kate’s Travels Continue: Finland

Finland reminds me a lot of Northern Ontario - lots of trees and rock shields

Finland reminds me a lot of Northern Ontario – lots of trees and rock shields

The village of Porvoo, the second oldest village in Finland

The village of Porvoo, the second oldest village in Finland

It's almost entirely cobblestone streets

It’s almost entirely cobblestone streets

The ancient chapel

The ancient chapel

Clock tower

Clock tower

Inside the chapel, there are painted frescos, but much of the decor is made from smoke and charcoal.

Inside the chapel, there are painted frescos, but much of the decor is made from smoke and charcoal.

The traditional Porvoo cake - complete with edible violets

The traditional Porvoo cake – complete with edible violets

Finland is the BEST place to go Christmas shopping.

Finland is the BEST place to go Christmas shopping.

Ending our Finnish day in the best way possible

Ending our Finnish day in the best way possible

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