Travel Blogs from Vaasa
... SW wind, which enabled us to sail for the next 4 hours – what joy! Of course the wind was now blowing from behind, so there was no shelter in the cockpit and despite the sun appearing occasionally, it was really chilly. Julie had 5 layers of vests, fleeces jackets and the like and she was still cold!
By 17:00 we were now approaching the islands and skerries that make this archipelago and as the water was shallow (less than 4m at times) we dropped the sail and ...
I took the train to Vaasa to visit some friends. The country side is beautiful at first it reminded me a little bit of manitoba. Although the trees are different, there are lots of birch trees. The closer you get to the cost the land becomes a mesh of rocks and mossy soil. All the houses are painted red, the colour came from a by-product from the mining industry that they mixed with oil to preserve the wood. It was nice to have a break from the ...
... boat dock on the water. We learned that the Baltic Sea has less salt than any other in the world. The tides at this place are very minimal. Errik and Barbara have had the place for 25 years, starting with one place then building another place just a bit larger than the first. They have a great deck close to the water. They had lots of beer and vodka, a hockey game on the tube and a place for whomever to sing so we were all ...
... was very
nice and it has been a long time since I was at a ballroom dance. There were some very elegant dance couples
and the music was classic ballroom dancing tunes. I took a video of a young couple who jumped
up on the stage with the band to avoid the crowd. Real Time announced to the crowd that this
was their very last performance as Real Time, as 2 members of the quartet had
changed and they are now known as Via Voice. ...
... Our first day we had barley porridge, yesterday was oatmeal porridge and today we enjoyed rye porridge. I think I mentioned the flax meal, chopped almonds, cinnamon sugar, mixed berries and sunflower seeds. The meal I mentioned that is high in Omega 3's is hawthorne.
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility