Travel Blogs from Jamsa
... convinced there was snow mingled in with the rain. Yes, just popped out to check and she is right, snow within the rain and so cold for us in June! The location is stunning as can be seen in the two photographs , the peace and quiet is much needed. A steady drive to Jyvaskyla with the temperature dropping to 3.5C as we drove, a chilly day! It was great seeing Gwyneth, Timo and Johannes in their Finnish home and having a chat, ...
... in winter and disc golf course and MTB tracks in summer). It has actually been a while since I've taken up a genuinely new sport, rather simply re-learning one I played when I was younger. I was awful, really terrible - but its also nice to suck at something and realise it can only get better!!!
So what else, did I get up to? Er................not a great deal really, outside the trip to Tallinn. This coming weekend it's Helsinki and then a day ...
... great views and only 5 mins walk or so from the hotel. No complaints here.
Had some grub at Ali Baba's Pizza place - B
Pizza and a large coke for 10 euros. Don't mind if I do. Big pizza actually, took half of it home!
Well next weekend I'm off to Tallinn but the weekend after I'm hoping to take the trip down to Tampere for the day, so we'll see what that has in store!
... finally did something other than travel to work, eat or sleep. I went to watch the local ice hockey team (JYP) play (they are national champions no less!). But they lost so I'm clearly a jinx though.
Interesting little arena (Synergie-Areena to give it its name). It holds about 4,000 people and has a good old-fashioned atmosphere in there. It is a proper hockey arena though, not all gleaming and fancy but down to earth and a little bit ...
... meatballs for the dogs at 4.30. Feed at about 5.30. Should be finished around 7pm depending on how many people are helping feed.
7.30pm- go into farm house while the boss debriefs us on all the things we've done wrong for the day (tough boss) and choose which dogs we want to take home. Every night we take about 3-4 dogs home to help with their socialisation.
and there you have it, a day in the life of a husky farmer
enjoy the photos.