Hotelli City Hovi
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking rooms
- Smoking rooms available
- Babysitting service
- Non-smoking hotel
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After a good night's sleep we looked forward to a day of not doing very much. In other words, this entry will be short! It was a sticky, muggy day and indeed we did have a few drops of rain. Whether it was the humidity or whether it was sheer indolence but we couldn’t be bothered going to any worthwhile things like museums and churches and the like, even one with the intriguing name ...
... been blowing into our face so sailing was not an option. It therefore makes sense to travel when the winds are lightest, before the temperature gradient has built up and that means during the morning hours. With that and given that we had 32 miles to cover today, we were off and away by 08:45, once again following the 3.4m buoyed channel southwards to the town of Uusikaupunki.
I love the name Uusikaupunki, it means new town in Finnish ...
... was just enough room for us to squeeze in at the innermost point, aided by a kindly soul who took our warps. It is quite a shock coming into a harbour where parking space was at a premium, we’d been spoiled so far this year!
It was extremely hot in our little corner of the harbour, completely sheltered from the slight breeze as we were. Not unpleasantly so, but still pretty hot. Having settled in, the first thing I did was to check out the ...
... to find something else for Chelsea, probably clothing. We did very well with the shopping, finding the shirt for Adam, a dress, sweater and blouse for Megan, three blouse/shirts for Chelsea as well as a flamingo pattern dress. While I tried on a couple of things, I didn't think anything looked good enough to buy. And best of all, everything was on sale...a good sale!! By the time we got back to Ritva's and sat down for a late lunch it had become apparent ...
... and decorated with her flair for Indian culture, including a fur skin rug in her living room. Anna was not joining us for lunch at Heidi's so we continued on to Heidi's home in a newer looking area of the old town they lived in, Uvilla. Arriving at the home we were very warmly greeted by Heidi, whose English was very good. Her warmth radiated from her and I felt immediately good inside, knowing that the afternoon was going to be very pleasant in ...