Cumulus Imatra

Koskenparras 3, Imatra, The Lakelands, Eastern Finland, 55100, Finland | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Imatra

Lappeenranta Wrap Up

A travel blog entry by chop49

8

... Makke’s wife, Olga, made a wonderful dinner of grilled sausages along with potatoes and salad. Topping things off, we moved to their enclosed gazebo for some Finnish pancakes (almost like crepes) as dessert. Stuffed to the gills, we waddled to the car for the 10-minute drive back to Helena’s mom’s house.

On Tuesday the 10th, our last full day there, Hoki and I decided to put on a dinner for the entire family. After ...

Wolkoff House Museum

A travel blog entry by chop49

26

... opened the museum to the public in 1993 (http://www.etelakarjalanmuseot.fi/the- wolkoff-house-museum/). We had a pleasant visit and the docent gave us free run of the place. After, our visit, Hoki and Helena went back to collect her mother and were going to visit the area where her mother grew up, about 40 km away. Katja and I spent the rest of the afternoon wandering around town, then went out for dinner, just the two of ...

A Forest and Island Paradise

A travel blog entry by chop49

12

... to cool down. Then you repeat the process however many times you feel the need to. Mikael and I repeated the process three times.

After the sauna, Finns normally set around and eat a special type of grilled sausages called lenkkimakkara, a bologna-consistency sausage that is perfect for grilling, and drink beer. We went one better. Pettu’s girlfriend, Niina, had prepared a veritable feast for us, grilled sausages, Finnish potato ...

A Walk in the Old Town

A travel blog entry by chop49

20

... how to bake. As the coffee shop is a period piece, it’s like going back in time to the turn of the 19th Century and walking into someone’s home. Very nice.

On the veranda of the coffee shop, they had an exhibit of watercolor painting by my ex-sister-in-law, Terttu Kivisen. Terttu was the first wife of Markku, Helena’s brother. While I’m a photographer and not a painter, I couldn’t speak to her technique ...

The Wolkoff Farm

A travel blog entry by chop49

5


It was a short drive from the Lappeenranta train station to my ex-mother-in-law's farmhouse about 6 km outside of town, where Hoki and I would be staying for the better part of a week. At 87 years old, Aune Wolkoff had been a farmer most of her life. Born Aune Hostila in the village of Suomeniemi, 40 km north of Lappeenranta, she married Nikolai Wolkoff in 1947 and they had three children, Helena, Markku and Raija. Aune had lived ...

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