The land ceded to the Soviet Union by Finland at the end of the Winter War in 1939. (in red). This ceded territory totaled around ten percent of Finland's land area and twenty percent of its industrial capacity.
Porvoo is Finland's second oldest town, a beautiful city full of history. The timeless and unique atmosphere in Old Porvoo attracts travellers from all over the world. Porvoo is located ca 50 km east of Helsinki. www.visitporvoo.fi
Viking Swords at Stavanger Swords Monument-representing peace and unity-in memory of Harald the "Fairheaded" and the great battle of Hafrsfjord year 872 which united the kingdom of Norway. Sven's dad grew up here. Love it!