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Island hopping in Ǻland

Aland Islands

Island hopping in Aland The chair took off and skated down the deck clattering into the deck rails that stopped it spinning off into the Gulf of Finland.  Hannah squealed with laughter, although you could hardly see it for the hair wrapped around her face by the wind.  Our ride across Ǻland and the Finnish [...]

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The sun sets on the Baltics and rises in Aland

Bring on the sunrise

The sun sets on the Baltics and rises in Aland The knock on our cabin door came at half past four in the morning. By twenty to five we had woken the children from a deep sleep and stumbled with them downstairs. On deck 6 the disco was still going and the smell of beer [...]

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