EuroVox | 31.03.2008 | 07:30
Hotel Kämp Connects Finland To Europe
Many may think of Finland as being dark, solemn and lackluster. But the Hotel Kämp, near the Helsinki harbor, has rooms with silk curtains, gold edgings and 20 different brands of champagne.
The hotel was opened in 1887 and was the first luxury-hotel of its kind in Scandinavia. It quickly became a hot spot for the intellectual and cultural elite, who opened Finland's chain-locked doors to Europe. Hotel Kämp is still a landmark in the Finnish capital and its rooms read like the country’s history book.
Report: Mareike Aden
edge (OUTER POINT) Show phonetics
1 [C] the outer or furthest point of something:
He'd piped fresh cream around the edge of the cake.
They built the church on the edge of the village.
A man was standing at the water's edge with a small boy.
I caught (= hit) my leg on the edge of the table as I walked past.
2 [C usually singular] the point just before something very different and noticeable happens:
The company is on the edge of collapse.
The government had brought the country to the edge of a catastrophe.
edged Show phonetics
having something around the edge:
He bought a white tablecloth edged with a pretty pattern. (= with a pattern around the outside)
a lace-edged collar
edging Show phonetics
noun [C or U]
something which is put around the outside of something, usually to decorate it:
a tablecloth with (a) dark edging