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Travel Blogs from Jamsa
... the weekend after so hopefully plenty to talk about then!
THINGS I DID
Disc Golf - A
Awesome fun. It was free, took 2-2.5 hours and was great exercise. Seriously, give it a go - just remember to avoid the trees as the discs don't really pass through them.
Finnish Sauna - A
Done authentically with no pants! Only things missing were an ice cold pool to plunge into and an ice cold beer to drink but I'll get to that next time.
My training has been going appallingly so I decided to go for a run round one of the bits of the lake here in Jyvaskyla. I would heartily recommend it, its peaceful, clean, safe and not too far at about 9-10km all the way around. I'm unfit though, so it hurt a lot. Still the views were sensational and its something I'll be doing a lot while I'm here.
Going to keep these little entries short and sweet - hoping to go for a run tomorrow around the lake and get some more photos as well as taking a trip up to the viewing tower in the park to have a look around.
Also, everything I do (including places I eat) I'm hoping to give a rating for so people can see whether its something they should do, or something that was kind of OK but not great etc..
A - Definitely ...
... I really consider it one of my fave places in Finland. I've got several friends living here and many of them play in various bands, so many of my trips include a gig of some sort.
Like this past Sunday, when I went to listen to a cellist friend of mine play the blues with a Swedish blues legend. Nice gig, lovely people and the late night jam session provided by some random people was hilarious. Perfect medicine for ...
My eldest daughter and her family have been to Lapland a couple of times, so my husband and I decided to join them on a visit. We flew into Rovaniemi and hired a car to drive to Sodankyla. This was my second experience in this part of the world, but I will return to that one later.We rented a log cabin which was fabulous, in ...