Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Mikkeli
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... were building boats by hand.
Many an afternoon he spent there while the men were working and he listened to their stories about ships and Holland.
When later he did become Czar he realized his dream of going to Holland, where he lived for a while. (I believe his house has been preserved at the Zaanse Schans - should check that out when we are back).
He loved Holland so much that he made a new Russian flag with the colors of the ...
... to hear about Mongolia as she has always wanted to go there. Carl and Eileen Rabbidge were there in the afternoon and it was nice to talk to them and their friend Ed Mulligan. They've been traveling around Europe and this was the third WRC rally they had been to. There was also a group on a Hyundai tour who were very interested in where we'd been. Another woman is going to New Zealand in January next year so she was excited to talk to us ...
... again at 2.00 pm to get in and it took about half an hour to get in. They were taking a group of about 20 at a time for a tour in Russian only. We tagged along for a while and then just went our own way. More at www.tsar.ru
After the Palace we had a look around the extensive gardens, including the bath house, a lake and an island.
From there we drove to Vyborg and settled for the night on the street beside Vyborg ...
... are over 200,000 lakes in Finland.
Stopped for an hour at a lookout over Kuopio whilst our leader and bus went into town to drop off our bags and arrange keys.
Arrived in town, Yolande and I went for a walk to the lake harbour and surrounds. Back to the hotel for a group dinner. Yolande was asleep around 9.00pm
... opened up to water craft. While we were there a huge barge loaded with logs went past, on its way to a timber mill somewhere along extensive waterways. We had a wonder around castle, which reminded us of Kings Landing in Game of Thrones. Driving on we went past sooo many lakes. We decided to stop for the night in a small village called Vaukus, at a camping park specially for fishing. Our site was on ...