Travel Blogs from Vaasa
... heated up when we got there by Errik. He had a bucket of water there and a ladle. The stove was wood fired with some exposed brick-like stones to retain the heat. Doug splashed a bit of water on the rocks and wow then you really felt the heat. We had a great conversation (what is said in a sauna stays in the sauna). We were really heated up and sweating. Doug said they used to hold a contest somewhere in Finland where they ...
... soon as we started singing, some of the
Chinese Broadcasting group came along and stopped to listen with much
interest. We finished our first song and
we got a thunderous reaction. It was
cool. A traffic jam had now been created
as we started our next (only other) song.
As we sang the tag, the cameras and videos were going and when we
finished, the applause again roared. One
of the other groups who had been singing ...
... 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 ...
... including us, are splitting off to other locations once we get back to Helsinki. The balance of the group heads back to Seattle on Monday evening.
We had another group, this one a mature (age) mixed group from a town 200k north of here sing while we were at the restaurant. They sang 6 songs and 4 were from the American song book. They sang in English and it ...
... Our first day we had barley porridge, yesterday was oatmeal porridge and today we enjoyed rye porridge. I think I mentioned the flax meal, chopped almonds, cinnamon sugar, mixed berries and sunflower seeds. The meal I mentioned that is high in Omega 3's is hawthorne.