November 20, 2005

No more bread and cheese

I arrived in Helsinki, immediately jumped on a tram and easily found the hostel that I had booked. The most important thing next was to eat. I surveyed the plentiful literature on Helsinki that had kindly been left in my room, and I decided that my body could no longer bare pure carbohydrates for sustainance. I identified a number of Chinese/Thai/Asian restaurants in a particular area of town and I set off in that direction. This was a great idea, as I quickly worked where the main areas of the city are, and also how the public transport works. They are almost too organised these Finns. Once I located my target street, I quickly assessed the options and picked the cheapest, most basic looking chinese restaurant. They had a great vegetarian choice (for Finland) and my szechuan tofu and fried rice was ready in no time at all. It was delicious. I think I might have already eaten the last bread and cheese for this trip.

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  1. JooB

    Just be patient there, plenty of rice here is waiting for you. Have a nice and lovely time in Helsinki. It is very very cold here too. Looking forward to hearing the good story about Helsinki tomorrow.

    :-)

    20 Nov 2005, 21:46

  2. ppppppp

    Tofu?

    Finland must be stinky now! lol

    21 Nov 2005, 00:41


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