Hotelli Raahen Hovi

Kirkkokatu 28, Raahe, Oulu Province, 92100, Finland | Hotel
Prices starting from $151.00
 

Travel Blogs from Raahe

Putting CW to Bed

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... it was the weekend and it was warm, so we did actually see quite a few boats today, perhaps a couple of dozen or so over the 5 hours it took us to get back.

Getting back meant going to the sailing club called OTPS and it was here that we had arranged to leave the boat, berthing her alongside a nice high wooden pontoon and outside a restaurant. Here she would be nice & secure, with ...

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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... came across a fish shop, selling smoked fish amongst other things. We opted for some nicely prepared hot smoked salmon, looking like little pies but consisting entirely of fish wrapped around a garlic based filling or a pickle of some description.

Back on the boat it was now most definitely past yardarm time and the fish, followed by Julie’s (c/o the blessed Delia) Tart Spaghetti with copious volumes of assorted booze, sorted out the evening very ...

Two more arrivals

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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Another wet day but there was not too much for us to do as we were awaiting the arrival of Rosemary and Elaine, due in at around 20:45. After catching up on emails etc in the café we popped up to the supermarket in the pouring rain. There was an Alko next door ( Finland's equivalent to Sweden’s Systembolaget) where Richard wanted to acquire a bottle of Finnish vodka, which later that evening proved to be very smooth indeed.

After lunch ...

A bleak harbour

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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During the changeable weather yesterday, one momentous event occurred during the late afternoon, the wind finally became unstuck from the north and for a time, actually came from the south east. Naturally therefore, as I'm nothing if not an optimist and especially as yesterday’s forecast predicted it, I assumed that the wind would be blowing from this direction this morning but sadly and to my dismay, it was firmly back from whence it’s been all June – ...

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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good