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This trip began in Helsinki, Finland.  Afer a few days we took a ferry across the Gulf of Finland to Tallinn, Estonia. After Estonia we traveled to St. Petersburg, Russia, and did a river cruise to Moscow. The trip finished with a visit to Kiev, Ukraine. 

The photo of Pavvo Nurmi and the next six pictures are of Helsinki, Finland. The others are of Tallinn, Estonia.

Estonia was one of the first republics to break away from the Soviet Union when it collapsed in 1991.

Paavo Nurmi - the great Finn distance runner.

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