Travel Blogs from Vaasa
... we are from a much softer, more privileged one.
Now I said that the route was south and in general, that is the case but islands and rocks are no respecter of man’s desires so of necessity, our journey southwards meandered somewhat. The cruising chute is tolerant of changes in direction within reason but when the channel heads directly into the wind, no sail works. We had this on a couple of occasions, when we used the engine after laboriously ...
... was blowing us onto the fuel berth, exiting would be even *************ly had an additional half a boat length to play with. Still, thanks to the combination of the bow thruster and Julie’s powerful legs pushing the stern off the jetty, once filled we were off and on our way. Not without incident, we did bump something ******* the bottom but as we were only doing 0.5knots, no harm was done – I hope!
We were greeted in the WSF marina ...
... our way down the buoyed channel to Vaasa before turning left down a lesser but still buoyed channel to our anchorage. It was a marvellous spot, easy to get into and lots of room and with good holding, perfect. Having got the boat well and truly hooked in, all we had to do was get the beers out and sit in the cockpit and enjoy the wonderful warm conditions and absorb the beauty of our surroundings. What a perfect ...
... a contest to see who could last the longest. Some guy died recently in the contest and that was that, no more contest. We wrapped the towel around our waist and went outside to the seating area. It was very refreshing. More chit chat while the body cooled down before we reentered for some more heat. We got heated once more and then Doug and I ran off the end of the dock into the shallow water. It was pretty cold water but it felt ...
... upstairs came down the
stairs, still singing. The crowd that
they had been entertaining came down the stairs and we thought, “Another
opportunity??” Part of the next group
was more of the China Broadcasting group including their director. We sang the songs again with a similar
reaction. That opened the door for the
Chinese group to do a couple of numbers in the stairwell too. One song had them doing moves and ...
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