Driven to distraction: A marvellous motoring tour of Finland's fantastic forests (and one or two of its 180,000 lakes)



I am driving from Helsinki airport to the wintersports capital of Lahti on my first visit to the land of Father Christmas and 187,888 lakes, whose tourist recently dreamed up the deathless slogan: 'Nobody in their right mind would come to Helsinki in November. Except you, you badass.'
With all due respect, nobody in their right mind would jump into the Baltic Sea through a hole in the ice after broiling themselves in a superheated log cabin. Or count all those lakes. Nor would they have a football league that plays only in a swamp or an Elvis impersonator who sings in ancient Greek.
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1 August 2017 in Travel, Views: 63
Source: Daily Mail
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