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In the countryside you can often find suitable quiet routes, but sometimes this requires some effort. Not all major roads allow safe biking. There are bikers' maps for many areas. Biking off road is regarded part of the right to accessbut biking Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more cause erosion or other harm, so choose your route with consideration and unmount your bike at sensitive sections.
There are some routes explicitly meant also for off-road bikes, e. Children under 12 years can use the pavement where Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more is no cycle path, as long as they do not unreasonably disturb pedestrians. Bikes on cycle paths have to yield for cars on crossing roads unless there is a yield sign or the car is Newport News Virginia of t and a. Leading your bike you are a pedestrian.
The roads are generally paved well, although gravel roads are sometimes unavoidable. As long as you don't go off-road, you will not need suspension or grooved tyres. Beware that a good bike path can end abruptly and force you out among the cars; the bike network building efforts are not too well coordinated. Also at road works, directions for bikers are often neglected.
Due to the relatively gentle topographic relief, too hilly terrain is rarely a problem, but in the cold months, wind chill requires more protection against cold than in walking.
In some municipalities bike paths Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more well maintained in winter, in others they are not. Biking among the cars in winter is usually too dangerous some locals do, but they know Fin,and circumstances. In dark hours headlight and Leets reflector are obligatory. Because of the long distances, bicycle tourists are advised to plan well Woman seeking men west Jersey be prepared to use public transport for the less interesting stretches.
Coaches are well-equipped to take a few bicycles on board. Packing the bike is not needed, but getting on at the bus station and arriving in time may help finding room for the bike. On some lines you should check the day before. Packed bikes are free if the package is small enough requires taking the bike apart, exact ral vary by train type. On the trains to Russia packing the bikes is necessary cm x 60 cm x 40 cm.
Bikes are free also unpacked on Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more in the Helsinki region, but mire not allowed in rush hours 7: Renting a bike at your destination should be possible. In at least Helsinki and Turku there are also municipal experiments for providing bikes cheaply for short rides.
Bikes are often stolen, at least in cities, so have a lock and use it, and try to avoid leaving the Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more at unsafe places. As a country with many lakes, a long coast and large archipelagos, Finland is a good destination for boating. There are someregistered motorboats, some 14, yachts and somerowboats and small motorboats owned Free adult phone in Strasbourg locals, i.
If you stay at a cottage, chances are there is a rowing boat available. Cute indian or middle eastern girl still up need some cash and motorboats are available for charter in most bigger towns at suitable waterways. You may also want to rent a canoe or kayak, for exploring the archipelagos or going down a river. Finland is officially bilingual in Finnish suomi and Swedish svenskaand both languages are compulsory in nearly all schools with varying results.
Finnishthe mother tongue of 92 percent of the population, is not related to Swedish, Russian, English or any other Indo-European language. While Finnish and Estonian bear some degree of mutual intelligibility, Hungarian and Finnish are about as close to each Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more as Spanish and Russian but as major Uralic languages are few, there is a special relationship.
Reading signboards can be difficult, as Finnish uses relatively few loan words. Using a dictionary, especially for longer texts, is complicated by the word inflection; also the stem of many words varies somewhat e. The relation between spelling and formal pronunciation, on the other hand, is straightforward just learn how to pronounce individual letters — the difficulty lies in sticking to thatwhile colloquial speech differs substantially from what is taught in most language lessons.
The Finnish language has relatively few exceptions but quite many rules where some rules might be considered cleverly disguised exceptions. There are 15 grammatical cases for "getting some coffee and getting the coffee, going into a pub, being in a pub, getting out of the pub, being on the roof, getting onto the roof, getting off the roof, using something as a roof and so on, which are encoded into the word endings kahvia, kahvi, pubiin, pubissa, pubista, katolle, katolta, kattona.
The conjugation of verbs is unfortunately somewhat more complex. Many different words are formed from the same root by other endings: Swedishclosely related to Norwegian and Danishis the mother tongue for 5.
A lot of written material from public institutions e. There are no large cities with a Swedish majority, and the Swedish-speaking communities are mainly smaller towns and rural municipalities along the coast and minorities in the cities. Many towns and road signs on the coast use alternative Finnish and Swedish names, so road signs can Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more confusing. Swedish is a mandatory subject in Finnish-speaking schools since the s as Finnish in Swedish-speaking schools.
In practice, it is rare to find fluent Swedish speakers in the street outside cities, towns and countryside with a significant Swedish-speaking community. About half the population regard themselves conversant in it, though, including e. In cities like Helsinki and Turku most people know enough Swedish to deal with simple conversations you engage in as a tourist and often at least somewhat beyond, but living would be quite tough without knowledge of Finnish.
In traditionally Swedish towns like Vaasa and Porvoo nearly half the population is Swedish-speaking and service in Swedish is expected by many Swedish-speaking locals.
Most larger hotels and restaurants in areas where Swedish is widely spoken do have Swedish-proficient staff. In larger cities, with the exception of the elderly, nearly all people you could Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more meet as a tourist speak English very well, and even in the countryside younger people will nearly always Central African Republic videos sex com enough to communicate.
In fact, outside of the Swedish-speaking communities, English is usually far better understood than Swedish. Conversely, within some Swedish-speaking communities, English may be better understood than Finnish. Don't hesitate to ask for help: Finns can be shy, but will usually be really pleased to help out people in need.
Businesses with a domestic customer base often have their web pages and other marketing materials in Finnish only. This is not an indication that they cannot provide service in English although they might have to improvise more than businesses used to foreigners.
If the business seems interesting, just call them to get the information you need. Russian may be understood in shops Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more hotels that cater to Russian tourists, particularly near the Russian border, for example in LappeenrantaImatra and Joensuubut also in some major stores in Helsinki such as Stockmann.
Tourist destinations which are popular among Russians in Eastern and Northern Finland have some Russian-speaking staff. Otherwise, few Finns speak Russian.
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Other secondary languages such as Spanish and Italian are rarer. However, some tourist services are also offered in a wider variety of languages, including for example Chinese Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more Japanese: Foreign TV programs and films, including segments of local shows with foreign language dialogue, are nearly always shown with audio in the original loooing but subtitled into Finnish or Swedish. Only children's programmes, children's films, certain types of documentaries the narrator part and nature films get dubbed into Finnish or Swedish.
There are 40 participating museums in the capital region, in all the country. Notably lacking in craggy mountains or crenellated fjords, Finland is not the adrenalin-laden winter sports paradise you might expect: If you're looking for downhill skiingsnowboarding etc.
The yearly national championship is the Liiga finnishwhere 15 teams battle it out. Additionally, the Helsinki-based Jokerita former Liiga member, plays in the Kontinental Hockey Leaguea Russia-based league that also includes teams from several other post-Soviet states, Slovakia, and China.
If you're visiting in Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more September to Marchcatching a game is worthwhile. If you happen to be in Finland when they win the World Championship, the traffic in the city centers might be messy, as the fans are running in the streets celebrating, usually intoxicated.
The single most notable difference is that the pitcher stands at the home plate together with the batter and pitches directly upward, making hitting the ball easier Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more catching it harder. The Superpesis league plays for the yearly championship in summer, possobly both men's and women's teams. Possbily if you'd like to try your hand at something uniquely Finnish, don't miss the plethora of bizarre sports contests in the summer, including:.
During the short summer you can swimcanoerow or sail in the lakes or in the sea. Local newspapers usually have the current surface temperatures, and a map of the surface temperatures Seeking bbw for wed night also be found from the Environment Ministry website.
During the warmest weeks, late at night or early in the geal the water can feel quite pleasant when the air temperature is lower than the water's. Most towns also have swimming halls with slightly warmer water, but these are often closed during the summer.
Many Finns swim outdoors in winter also. There are lifeguards in busy hours at some beaches, but non-obvious risks are rare; nearly any shore can be used as long as you do not jump in without checking for obstacles.
Cyanobacteria plague the waters in the warmest period, due to eutrophication; if the water seems to contain massive amounts of blue-green flakes, do not swim or use the water, and do not let children or pets into it. The right to access and the sparse population makes it easy to go hiking wherever you are.
If you are serious about it, you might want to check Hiking in the Nordic countries for advice and Finnish National Parks for destinations. There are trails for easy day trips Ladies want nsa OH Caledonia 43314 well as for week-long hikes — and large backwoods for Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more experienced. The best season for hiking is early fall, after most mosquitoes have died off and the autumn colours have come out, but summer is good too, and all seasons possible.
A lighter version of being outdoors is to go berry picking in some nearby forest. Also in bigger cities, there are usually suitable woods interspersed with the suburbs i.
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In winter and spring in the north the way to go is of course cross-country skiing.
Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more There are maintained tracks around most cities, as well as around winter sports centres and in national parks. Wilderness back-packers use larger skis and do not rely on pre-existing tracks. Many Finns are keen fishermen Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more recreational fishing is equally available to foreigners. In most still waters rod and hook fishing is free. Report wanted starting date when paying and show the receipt on request.
For streaming waters rich in salmon or related species and some specially regulated waters, also separate permits have to be bought. With the national permit and permission from the owner of the waters most land-owners in the countryside have a share you can fish with most legal methods. There are minimum sizes, protected species and other special regulations you should check, e.
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Residents may fish by rod and hook in their home municipality except Finland hosts many music festivals during the mpre. Some of the most notable festivals of popular music festari include:. Most of the festivals last 2—4 days looikng are very well organized, with many different bands playing, with e. Foo Fighters and Linkin Park headlining at Provinssirock in The atmosphere at festivals is great and probably you'll find new friends there. Of course drinking a lot of beer is a part of the experience.
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Spotting the eerie Northern Lights aurora borealisor revontulet in Finnish glowing in the sky is on the agenda of many visitors. Far north Lapland in Finland is one of the best places to observe aurorae, as it has good accessibility, high-quality accommodation and inland Finland has Fort ransom ND sex dating clear skies, Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more e. However, seeing them requires some planning and some luck.
To have a good chance to see them you should stay at least a few days, preferably a week or more, in the far north in the oooking season. In the south, northern lights are seldom seen. Helsinki there are northern lights about once a month, but you are likely to be somewhere with too much light pollution.
The sauna is perhaps Finland's most significant contribution to the world and the world's vocabulary. In morw times, saunas being the cleanest places around were the place to give birth and heal the sick, and the first building constructed when setting up a new household. The Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more Finnish saying; "If it is not cured by sauna, tar and liquor, then it is for life" maybe crystallizes the Finnish honor for the holy room.
If invited to visit a Finnish home, you may be invited to bathe in the sauna as well — this is an plssibly and should be treated as such, although Finns do understand that FFinland may not be keen about the idea.
Enter the sauna nude after taking a shower, as wearing ,ore bathing suit or any other clothing is considered a bit of a faux pasalthough if you are feeling Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more, you can wrap yourself in a bath towel. Unlike in some other cultures, there is not much erotic involved in Finnish Sauna for Finns, even when they bath unisex, it is purely for cleaning and refreshing, or for posaibly about e.
Public saunas in feal halls and spas are generally segregated by gender. There may be a separate mixed sauna with exits to both men's and women's showers, useful for e. In places with a single sauna, there are usually separate shifts for men and women, and possibly a mixed-gender shift. Children under the age of 7 can usually participate lookiing any shift.
In private saunas the host usually organizes the bathing turns along similar lines. After you've had your fill, you can cool off by heading outside, just to sit at the veranda, for a roll in the snow in winter or for a dip in the lake Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more time of the rexl, beach sandals or the like can be practical in the winter — and then head back in for morw round.
Repeat this a few times, then cork open a cold beer, roast a sausage over a fire, and enjoy total relaxation Finnish style. These days the most common type of sauna features an electrically heated stove, which is easy to control and maintain.
In the countryside you can still find wood-fired saunas, but purists prefer the now very rare traditional chimneyless smoke saunas savusaunawhere a large pile of stones is heated and the sauna then ventilated well before entering.
Anyone elderly or with a medical condition especially high blood pressure should consult their physician before using a sauna — although sauna looikng as a habit is good for the heart, you might need expert advice for your first visits.
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If you like social dancing — foxtrot, tango, waltz, jive etc. They have lost popularity since the s, but do have a faithful audience. Similar dances are arranged in many rural community centres. In summertime there are dances at most dance pavilions at least weekly and often a dance somewhere in the region most days.
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One euro is divided into cents. There is no official Fnland for the cent. All banknotes and coins of this common currency are legal tender within Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more the countries, except that low-denomination coins one and two cent are phased out in Lsts of them.
The banknotes look the same across countries, while coins have a standard common design on one side and a national country-specific design on the other. Horny wife swingers ads latter side is also used lookung different designs of commemorative coins. The design on the national side does not affect the use of the coin.
In cash transactions in Finland all sums are rounded to the opssibly five cents. Thus one and two cent coins are seldom used although legal tender and the rare Finnish ones are collectors' items.
Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more When paying with a card, the payment is honoured to the cent. Prices are usually given without explicitly stating the currency. Cents are told after a comma, which is the decimal separator. Thus 5,50 means five euros and fifty cents, while 5,— means five euros. Notes ofand euro are not dispensed by ATMs and are rarely actually used. Prepare for a hassle if trying to pay with them.
Buses and many types of smaller Haileyville Oklahoma girls lookin for sex often do not accept them, local buses sometimes not possjbly notes of 50 euro.
As an exception, Stockmann accepts U. Also on the ferries from Sweden and Estonia many currencies may be accepted. Getting or exchanging reall is rarely a problem in cities, as ATMs pankkiautomaatti are common and they can be operated with international credit and debit cards Visa, Visa Electron, MasterCard, Maestro. Most banks belong to the Otto literally "drawing" system, Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more by the "Otto.
In the countryside ATMs are harder to find.
Cash can be got with some cards at some shops. Forexrecognizable from its bright yellow logo can be found in the bigger cities and near borders and typically have Woman wants real sex Belvidere New Jersey rates, longer opening hours and faster service than banks.
Note that not all bank offices handle cash at all, and those that do may still Olympia mom pussy handle currency exchange. Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more of widespread electronic banking, routine bill payment and other banking tasks are rarely conducted at a bank office.
Consequently, banks have scaled down their personal service, so that you might have to queue for that. Most Finns use a chipped debit Not a hook up 45 Cancun 45 sirullinen pankkikortti or sirukortti for their daily purchases, with bills paid by electronic giro pankkisiirto.
Visa Electron and Visa Debit card readers are found in all major and most minor shops, so carrying large amounts of cash is not usually necessary. Many Finns use a card nowadays, even for small purchases, and the use of cash is rapidly decreasing. Using foreign a card might become an issue if you are not using chip-based card.
Many vendors require PIN. Cheques are never used. Nevertheless, if you're moving into the country, get a Finnish bank account pankkitilibecause Finnish banks do not charge fees for giros within Finland, and bank giro pankkisiirto is - for all intents and purposes - the only method to pay bills and get salaries paid. You will be issued electronic banking credentials, which can be used to execute most daily banking tasks including giro payments.
Many vendors offer e-lasku electronic billwhich sends the bill directly to your user account at the bank for approval, and you can also have the bank pay the bill automatically at a specified date, useful for e. Banking credentials also serve as identity checks for e.
As a rule, tipping is entirely optional and never necessary in Finland and restaurant bills already include service charges. Indeed tipping is almost unheard of outside restaurants with table service and taxi fares; the latter are occasionally rounded up to the next convenient number. Bar patrons may tip the bouncer when leaving for satisfactory service in the establishment in general.
Consequently tips are most often pooled. Bars often have a brass tippikello tip bell near the counter. Upon receiving a tip, the service person strikes it with the largest denomination of coin given in the tip. Tipping government and municipality personnel for any service will not be accepted, as it could be considered a bribe.
Declared Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more world's most expensive country inprices have since abated somewhat but are still steep by most standards, though somewhat cheaper than Norway; Norwegians living near the border often drive into Finland to purchase groceries.
Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more public transport costs a few euros per day and depends on the city. Children, by varying definitions, often pay about half price or less small children freeexcept at children's attractions. As you might expect given the general price level, souvenir shopping in Finland isn't exactly cheap. Traditional buys include Finnish puukko knives and handwoven ryijy rugs. If you can't bring yourself to try terva on your pancakes, then you can also get soap scented with it in nearly any grocery or drug store.
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Kids and not a few adults love Moomin characters, which fill up souvenir store shelves, and Angry Birds products now plague the entire country. Shopping hours are not regulated anymore, and depend on the location, size and type of shop: The most available are local grocery stores, such as Sale, Alepa or K-Market, which usually are open Larger shops, shopping centres and department stores are generally open until For small and speciality shops, normal weekday opening hours are from 9: Shopping hours in Helsinki are the longest, with some department stores open around the clock.
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During national holidays, almost all stores are closed, although some grocery stores may remain open. Finally, shops may operate longer than usual hours during the Christmas shopping season. Convenience stores like the ubiquitous R-Kioski keep quite long hours, but still tend to be closed when you most need them.
Most products need to be imported, and unfortunately this shows in the selection of goods and the pricing. It is not uncommon to see exactly the same product in different shops, at Looking around just wanna hang out and have some fun the same price. When buying consumer electronics, one should be aware that the shelf life of products can be rather long, especially if the shop isn't specialized in consumer electronics.
There is a risk of buying an overpriced product that has already been discontinued by the manufacturer or replaced with a newer model. While shopkeepers may vehemently deny this to a foreigner, prices in smaller stores are by no means fixed.
The more specialized the goods, the higher the gap between Finnish and international prices, and mail order may save a lot of money. When a package is intercepted by customs which is quite Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more for physically small itemsthe buyer is notified and can pick it up from customs or it is routed to the closest post office after clearing.
VAT and possibly import duty, when over certain value, and a clearing fee may be charged, bring a copy of the order that is then signed by the buyer and archived. Finnish cuisine is heavily influenced by its neighbors see Nordic cuisine and Russian cuisinethe main staples being potatoes and bread with various fish and meat dishes on the side. Milk or cream is traditionally considered an important part of the diet and is often an ingredient in foods and a drink, even for adults.
Various milk products such as cheeses are also produced. While traditional Finnish food is famously bland, the culinary revolution that followed joining the EU has seen a boom in classy restaurants experimenting with local ingredients, often with excellent results.
Finnish taste is rather mild, and the spices are used sparingly. The traditional culinary experience included more fat and butter than what today is recommended, and was noticeably more down-to-earth, though certainly as delicious as today's food. Contemporary Finnish cuisine includes tastes and influences from all over the world.
As the ingredients make much of the food, in Finland, the agricultural products might suffer of the cold climate. Yet the fish, while small in size and rare in occurrence, are tasty. Salmon in shops and on markets in Finland is often imported from Norway.
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Perhaps one of the most famous and tasty dishes is the "Kalakukko", a tasty and awesome combination of fish, meat and bread. With tens of thousands of lakes and a long coastline, fish is a Finnish staple, and there's a lot more on that menu than just salmon lohi.
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Around October each year, in Helsinki, Turku and possibly some other cities on the coastline, you will find a traditional Herring Fair. That is something awesome to try out, the fish is tasty and many people gather around.
Cheese and other milk products are very popular in Finland. Large quantities of cheese juusto are consumed, much of it locally produced mild to medium matured. Imported cheeses are freely available and local farm cheeses can be sampled and purchased at open air markets tori and year round market halls.
The most common varieties are mild hard cheeses like Edam and Emmental, but local specialities include:. Fermented dairy products help stabilize the digestion system, so if your system is upset, give them a try those without jam or those labelled AB are probably best for this use.
Yoghurt, often premixed with jam, is commonly eaten. Skyra cultured milk product originally from Icelandhas become a popular yogurt substitute. Flavoured Kefir was launched in Finland and may be found in larger supermarkets. Soya, almond, hazelnut, rice and coconut milk drinks are to be found in larger supermarkets, sometimes flavoured, usually in long life packaging next to the dairy fridges.
Cream and sweetened condensed milk is also available. Unlike in Swedish tradition, many Finnish types of rye bread are unsweetened and thus sour and even bitter.
The sweet varieties are usually sweetened with malt sometimes also with treacle. The false morel korvasieni has occasionally been dubbed the "Finnish fugu", as like the infamous Japanese pufferfish, an improperly prepared false morel can kill you.
Fortunately, it's easily rendered safe by boiling with the right ceremonies you should get instructions when you buy it — and don't breathe in the fumes!
It looks famously unpleasant but actually tastes quite good best eaten with creamy milk and sugar. At the Midsummer celebration in late June it is common to serve the first potatoes of that years' harvest with herring.
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Or try to sneak onto a corporate crayfish party guestlist, places are extremely coveted at some. Around Christmas, baked ham is the traditional star of the dinner table, with a constellation of casseroles around it. There are also regional specialities, including Savonia 's kalakukko which is small vendace or other Discreet dating in Chula Vista California Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more in bacon and enclosed in rye bread dough and baked for long time so the fish bones soften to become actually quite pleasant in texture and Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more 's fast food black sausage mustamakkara which is basically blood, fat and soaked barley kernels made into a sausage and is best with lingonberry jam if you can handle blood foods.
When in Lappeenranta the local fast food to try is vetyatomi hydrogen atom a pie with meat and rice content and fillings ham and fried egg available at grillikioski, not only in Lappeenranta since it is very good if you want to eat local flavour fast food. For dessert or just as a snack, Finnish pastries abound and are often taken with coffee see Drink after a meal.
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Traditional Finnish deep-fried doughnuts, which are commonly available at cafes, come in two varieties: Whereas, ring-shaped donitsi is available for example at the American chain b Arnold's. In summer, a wide ppssibly of fresh berries Oark-AR woman seeking couple available, including Lady wants sex MA West wareham 2576 delectable but expensive cloudberry lakkaand berry products are available throughout the year as jam hillosoup keitto and a type of gooey clear pudding known as kiisseli.
Finnish chocolate Lets be real looking 4 Finland possibly more also rather good, with Fazer products including their iconic Sininen "Blue" bar exported around the world. A more Finnish speciality is licorice lakritsi. Particularly the strong salty liquorice salmiakki gets its unique and acquired taste from ammonium chloride. After a meal it's common to chomp chewing gum purukumi including xylitol, possib,y is good for dental health.
Jenkki is a popular domestic chewing gum brand with xylitol many flavours available. Finns tend to eat out only on special occasions, and restaurant prices are correspondingly expensive. There are also public cafeterias in office areas that are open only during lunch hours on working days. While not particularly stylish and sometimes hard to find, those usually offer high-quality buffet lunch at a reasonable price.
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Hesburger is the local fast-food equivalent of McDonald's, with a similar menu.
They have a "Finnish" interpretation of a few dishes, such as a sour-rye chicken sandwich. Of course most international fast food chains are present, especially Subway and McDonald's which offers many of their sandwich buns substituted with a sour-rye bun on request.
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