Must see sites along the Iron Curtain Trail in Finland whether you cycle or drive the 1700 km long route! It’s in many remote areas that off-the-beaten path type travellers will enjoy exploring.
All your questions answered about what you really need to know about cycling the EuroVelo 13 (Iron Curtain) Route in Finland!
What happens when you take a girl who has never cycled more than 20km 6 weeks before she is about to cycle the Eurovelo 13: The Iron Curtain Trail 1500km across the remotest parts of Finland…alone?
Today is the best time to see a Saimaa Ringed Seal in Savonlinna, Finland because with only 300 remaining, they are critically endangered…and may not be around tomorrow!
I’m beyond excited to announce my most EPIC trip yet – cycling the Iron Curtain Trail (EV 13) 1600km across Finland! As a bonus, I finish in Nuorgam, the most northern point in Finland and in the EU!
Liminka Bay is the number one bird watching spot in Finland, according to wildlife photographer Jari Peltomäker, who promises that he’s not biased. You can find over 200 bird species there!
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Not only is Kvarken Archipelago Finland’s only natural UNESCO Site, it’s also one of the fastest rising land uplifts in the world and a nature lover’s paradise.
I have a confession to make. I’ve always thought the Finns might be crazy. Now I know for sure. Finns are perhaps best known for their love of the sauna, followed by a dip in a frozen lake. Brrrrr. I’m from Canada and even I think that’s crazy! What is perhaps lesser known is Finns
On a visit to a reindeer farm I learned some rather interesting Finnish cooking methods, from none other than an eccentric reindeer farmer.
Finnish drinks have a wide range of flavors from lemonade to salty black licorice to pine tar. There’s something for almost every palate!