Business trip by bicycle through Espoo


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Words can't describe the beauty of crisp autumn day with a bit of sunshine and a good long mountainbike ride. So get on your bikes and follow me to a sightseeing tour which I have prepared for you. Here's a short recap of what you will be going to experience.

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Business trip by bicycle through Espoo

  1. 1. LIFEBOOK4Life – Accept no boundaries Never stop running 1 Copyright 2011 FUJITSU Follow me on a business trip on bike through Espoo with my Lifebook S761
  2. 2. Introduction Copyright 2011 FUJITSU 2 About me: The city: Multipurpose geek with passion to software development and technology. Espoo is the 2nd largest city in Finland with population of 248,355 and part of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area along with Helsinki, Vantaa, and Kauniainen. My LIFEBOOK: Lifebook S761 is a 13.3“ workhorse with great connectivity Battery runtime: Up to 6 hours
  3. 3. 12:00 // Planning our route in Espoo Copyright 2011 FUJITSU <ul><li>Did you know that: </li></ul><ul><li>Espoo encompasses 528,14 km² : 312,26 km² land, 17,94 km² lakes and 197,94 km² sea, on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, in the region of Uusimaa. </li></ul><ul><li>Our route will circle around East Espoo. </li></ul>
  4. 4. 12:15 // Tali and Vermo: Horses and discs Copyright 2011 FUJITSU <ul><li>Did you know that: </li></ul><ul><li>If play golf you can walk your clubs at Ringside, Gumböle or Master Golf courses </li></ul><ul><li>We start with a short Disc golf game and watch a horse racing at Vermo </li></ul>
  5. 5. 13:37 // Laajalahti: Wildlife near us Copyright 2011 FUJITSU <ul><li>Did you know that: </li></ul><ul><li>Finland is called &quot;the land of a thousand lakes&quot; with ~187,888 lakes. One for every 26 people. Couple of them can be found at the Nuuksio National Park. </li></ul><ul><li>Next stop is at bird tower at Laajalahti. Wild nature can be found near the civilization in Finland. </li></ul>
  6. 6. 14:32 // Otaniemi: University studies Copyright 2011 FUJITSU <ul><li>The Helsinki University of Technology in Otaniemi is part of the Aalto University with the Helsinki School of Economics and the University of Art and Design Helsinki </li></ul><ul><li>Did you know that: </li></ul><ul><li>Espoo is bilingual and the majority of the population, 83.6%, speaks Finnish as their mother tongue, while a minority of 8.3% speaks Swedish </li></ul>
  7. 7. 15:16 // Keilaniemi: Corporate headquarters Copyright 2011 FUJITSU <ul><li>Did you know that: </li></ul><ul><li>Nokia is a city in the region of Pirkanmaa, 15 kilometres west of Tampere </li></ul><ul><li>Kone which makes elevators and escalators means machine in Finnish </li></ul><ul><li>Our path goes through Keilaniemi where you can find the headquarters for several world leading companies like Nokia, Fortum and Kone </li></ul>
  8. 8. 16:07 // Tapiola: Art and culture Copyright 2011 FUJITSU <ul><li>Let's have a break at the WeeGee house in Tapiola and enjoy culture at the Espoo Museum of Modern Art (EMMA). Also war memorials can be found </li></ul><ul><li>Did you know that: </li></ul><ul><li>1st inhabitants in Espoo arrived 9,000 years ago and permanent settlement was established during the 12th and the 13th centuries </li></ul><ul><li>The oldest preserved building, the Espoo Cathedral, originates from the 1490s </li></ul>
  9. 9. 17:10 // Tapiola: Sports Copyright 2011 FUJITSU <ul><li>Modern culture for men can be found at the Barona Arena where the ice hockey team Espoo Blues plays their home games </li></ul><ul><li>The football club in Espoo is called FC Honka </li></ul><ul><li>Did you know that: </li></ul><ul><li>Espoo is the birthplace of 2007 F1 World Champion Kimi Räikkönen, Dallas Stars forward Jere Lehtinen, downhill mountain biker Matti Lehikoinen and 2009 European Figure Skating Champion Laura Lepistö </li></ul>
  10. 10. 17:59 // Leppävaara: Shopping time Copyright 2011 FUJITSU <ul><li>Our final stop is at the Sello shopping center where you can refresh your energy in the restaurants and cafes </li></ul><ul><li>You can also go bowling, watch movies or borrow books at the library </li></ul><ul><li>Did you know that: </li></ul><ul><li>There are 68 shopping centers in Finland which make 13% of the retail trade </li></ul><ul><li>16 of them are in Helsinki, 8 in Espoo and 6 in Vantaa </li></ul>
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