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May 22: around Turku 2

We still had three or four more later-afternoon hours to explore around town after leaving the Linna.

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We crossed the river on this little ferry, in order to check out the left bank.

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Thanks, ferry! Therry.

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There it goes, back at the other side already. I wonder how many trips it makes in a day, and how many of its operators have gone insane.

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YO DAWG I HERD U LIKE BOATS SO WE HUNG A BOAT FROM UR BOAT SO U CAN BOAT WHILE U BOAT

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YO DAWG I HERD U LIKE BOATS SO WE PUT A BOAT IN UR BOAT AND WE PUT SOME BOATS ON THAT BOAT SO U CAN PLAY WITH BOATS WHILE U SIT IN A BOAT ON UR BOAT WHILE U BOAT

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This sounds eerily familiar.

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Got a real prickly déjà vu here, as if I'd seen the places in those photographs earlier that day.

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This underbridge got a real TWA Terminal vibe.

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Cool internal structure. Boardform concrete is used in such seemingly unlikely places in Finland.

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Hey wassup Turku Main Library?

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Still lookin' good.

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We stopped back in at the Maalaistentalo for refreshment at a bar named Alvar (aptly), and it had these nice Aalto lights and chairs, as see below.

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In a glass of our own

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Turun Jugend.

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We found ourselves up on a high outcropping, Puolalanmäki I think...

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...so steep on the north side that there were stairs to get down to the railway station area. A bit of foreshadowing, as you will shortly see.

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At the main railway station, waiting to take the train a short way down to the ferry terminal.

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Zooming by the Linna.