Best Western Hotel Samantta
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... so it was a good job that the harbour wasn’t any fuller!
It was a gorgeous, balmy evening and we enjoyed a salad on deck, accompanied by water – time to dry out a little after the last two weeks’ indulgences. Then, we watched an hour of downloaded TV – we have enough now to see us home (!) and to bed, whilst our more robust neighbours were lighting barbecues, going to the sauna and so on – and they still were on their way by 05:00 the following ...
... and our plans. Our neighbour was very helpful, she heard me calling out to Julie that I needed €17, as the honesty box on the electricity supply pole had in Finnish €2and then some more words, followed by €15. I took this to mean that it was fifteen for the night and an additional two for the power, not unreasonable. She prevented us from putting this much in the box, it transpired that it was indeed two euros for the power ...
... the cockpit down. It’s surprising the difference this canopy makes, it gives an area to hang wet clothes in, so that by and large the main living areas stay dry and damp-free.
Of course, having arrived we wanted to explore so, suitably kitted out with waterproofs, we went for a stroll. Firstly, we needed to ascertain the toilet and shower arrangements and fortunately, there was a boat owner nearby who gave us the codes to the electronic ...
... quite a challenge but I eventually found a café near the busy market, a café that was doing very good business indeed and different to the other establishments in the vicinity, in that this boasted an ‘info’ sign and sure enough, they were empowered to take our fee (€14 a night including electricity) and to point out where the facilities were. These were a disappointment, a grey utilitarian building some distance from the boat and one that seemed to be used by ...
... pre-drinking, so by the time we got there we heard the last few songs and encore of some guy called Redrama before it all ended.
The last party we went to Lui and I met some girl in the toilets. We were chatting and she was like "Lu! You are the Australian girls! I can now say I've met the Australian girls!" So it seems news has spread about us. We're practically famous here, guys! Not sure what for.. Haha.
It hasn't been all parties ...