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Helsinki, Finland: An Egalitarian Oasis, pt. 3

By Dr. Denise R. Ames We only had one day in port in Helsinki, Finland. I could have spent much more time exploring the city and talking with the people, many of whom spoke English. But I would have to … Continue reading

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Helsinki, Finland: An Egalitarian Oasis, pt. 2

by Dr. Denise R. Ames Helsinki, Finland stood in stark contrast to St. Petersburg, Russia. I had just arrived in Helsinki via the Nautica cruise ship from our last docking port in St. Petersburg. While St. Petersburg was big and … Continue reading

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Helsinki, Finland: An Egalitarian Oasis

by Dr. Denise R. Ames Next stop on my cruise of the Baltic Sea aboard the Nautica was Helsinki, Finland. Situated on a peninsula on the southern coast, overlooking the Gulf of Finland and the Baltic Sea. Helsinki has a … Continue reading

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