Photos from recent trip to the Norway V Scotland World Cup 2010 qualifier, and subsequent tour round the Baltic’s.
Monday – Edinburgh to Stavska, Ryanair Stockholm. Bus to Stockholm (2 hours!) Night out in Stockholm. Stay in Best Hostel in the old town.
Tuesday – express train to Arlanda Airport (£25 return), Stockholm, fly to Gardermoen Airport in Norway, local train to Oslo and night out in Oslo. Stay in Thon Hotel Spectum in Oslo.
Wednesday – Match day. Norway 4, Scotland 0.
Thursday – local train to Gardermoen Airport, fly to Arlanda, express train to Stockholm, taxi to Värtahamnen ferry port, overnight Tallink ferry to Helsinki on the M/S Silja Serenade.
Friday – Arrive in Helsinki by ferry, night out in Helsinki
Saturday – Linda Line Express ferry to Tallinn, Estonia, night out in Tallinn
Sunday – day of rest. Walk to top of Tallinn.
Monday – Bus tours of Tallin by Tallin City Tour’s bus
Tuesday – Hansabuss Business Class bus from Tallinn Estonia to Riga Latvia (£25 business class!). Night out in Latvia. Ate an excellent meal in Hospit?lis Extraordinary Restaurant in Riga. Steak and baked potato for £7.50.
Wednesday – 22 bus to Riga Airport (50 pence!), fly back to Stavska, Ryanair Stockholm. Local bus to Nyköping (£2.50 each way), afternoon eating icecream, local bus back to airport and fly back to Edinburgh. Taxi home.
All credit to Ryanair, all flights left and arrived on time with no issues. They were inforcing the one cabin bag rule very rigorously but that didn’t affect us. Some people obviously can’t count!