Travel Blogs from Vaasa
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 ...
... The air was cool and it was cloudy unlike the previous day. Most had come prepared with warm clothes and some stayed in the one cabin all the time. It had a rustic living room, a simple kitchen and a bedroom.
Errik had built a sauna as a separate building some years ago. The fins pronounce the word sa-oo-na with the accent on the "oo". They say that there are enough saunas in Finland for every man, woman and child to be ...
We went to the Fondis restaurant , as we knew some of the
guys would be there to hear the Russian girls doing their serenade gig.
After the Cantatrix and the Chinese Broadcasting Children’s
Choir show we headed over to City Hall for another show/dance. This show featured a full dance band and
select small ensemble performances, sort of a dance floor show. Our 2 quartets performed along with a Swedish
quintet (I think). ...
... br> 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.
It is not my favorite name but if they continue to sing as they are I
won’t care what their name ...
I was able to take a short walk this morning. I went to the water again in a different spot.
I have noticed that graffiti is not covered up here for the most part. I guess people are just like dogs marking their territory. I walked by a small power plant. They have a cool-looking unique shiny metal power pole. They have a "Green Belt" system here along the ...