Craig Rowland's Journal

Travelogues, book reviews and things that make me happy

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Turks and Chaos

I have stumbled across free Internet at the Mayersche bookstore in downtown Cologne. While I am happy that I can go on-line for free, it

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Neljä päivää Suomessa

Monday starts the fourth full day for Mark and me in Finland. We spent yesterday exploring the fortress Suomenlinna, located on several small islands, which

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Espoossa nyt

Mark and I are with my friends Leslie and her husband Ismo in Espoo, the city to the immediate west of Helsinki. This is the

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Fennicizing

As I prepare for my holiday in Europe, especially Finland, I have listened only to Finnish music (Värttinä, Ultra Bra and Sari Kaasinen) and finished

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