B&B Countryhotel Eevantalo

Keihaskoskentie 150, The Lakelands, Eastern Finland, 71570 , Finland | B&B
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SUMMER!!

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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At last! The weather had turned overnight and it looked like being a lovely day. So at the crack of mid-morning, (well you try getting three women and Richard through the one shower any quicker!) we were off, destination a couple of islands called Röyttä and its close, southerly neighbour Sattakari. The harbour is on Röyttä and it transpired that this is a very popular spot, with three separate sailing clubs owning saunas and kitchens there, but that ...

Day 1 of mini-expedition

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... Tuesday.

So, with that in mind and given the choices of places and the wind direction (NW, where else?), I opted for a small harbour just a few miles up the coast called Kiviniemi. In order to make the day a bit more interesting, we would head further northwards past a couple of islands and then turn in towards the land before turning south again to Kiviniemi, about 12 miles in all. Given that there wasn’t a great distance to cover and ...

A bleak harbour

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... guide said that there should be places for 6 guests with buoys for mooring but none were to be found, the only places were small pontoons, too narrow for us. However, on the shore was a robust wooden jetty, which we were able to tie alongside. Our first, second and third impressions were of a very neglected, deserted place, with sad buildings requiring repair. The only sign of life initially was a stalwart couple sitting in the shelter of their camper van. I ...

Someone's birthday

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... 8217;t go to the cinema but we had the next best thing, a DVD of 'Hunger Games’, a present from my sister in law Cherry and niece Isobel and saved for an occasion such as this. We’d thoroughly enjoyed the books, written for a younger readership than us but our friends the Ladds, even older than we are, recommended them and they were right! Anyway, a very enjoyable couple of hours were passed watching the first of the trilogy and I ...

Nice Harbour Despite Poor Press

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... be able to unfurl the main and to motor sail, thereby giving us a little boost.

Raahe is not popular with the pilot books, it is either not mentioned or gets a cursory one. In fact, if it wasn’t for our unprecedented use of the engine and thus diesel, we wouldn’t have reckoned on going there but our tank was now less than half full and I don’t like to run it too low, as there could be sediments and all sorts towards the ...

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This B&B, located on Keihaskoskentie 150, The Lakelands, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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