Fjallhauserdorf Iso-Syote

Pudasjarvi Finnland, Pudasjarvi, Oulu Province, Finland | 3 star hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Pudasjarvi

The first 110 miles

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... and there was a bit of consternation when we were presented with a Skoda Octavia estate but we were assured that it was better for us, with more luggage capacity and in this, we have no complaints, it has taken everything, including quite a lot of booze as we intend having aperitifs and even nightcaps in our rooms, to save paying the astronomical prices in hotel bars (common or garden wine with dinner costs €40 ...

Putting CW to Bed

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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It's wonderful how the weather has changed and the timing couldn’t have been better. Today it was warm, sunny and quite still. Of course it would mean using the engine to get us back down to Oulu but at least we wouldn’t be fighting against a contrary wind.

After breakfast we set off and this time, rather than heading back out to the main shipping channel we took a perpendicular ...

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 ...

Two more arrivals

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... the boat, again in the rain, we went to the Oulu art gallery. We weren’t that impressed with the collection but I’ve included photos of two of the paintings that made an impact.

The rest of the crew arrived safely and the boat suddenly became very crowded and noisy but fun. Several bottles later, we retired to bed around quarter to one. Tomorrow we leave from here for a couple of day’s cruise, where we may not have internet ...

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