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... of rocks and reefs to the west, when we ran out of water just inside the mouth of the bay. I mean just inside and we almost did run out of water, the depth gauge read 0.6m when I dropped the anchor. Moreover, just a few tens of metres in towards the land, there were people frolicking in ankle deep water! In fairness, when the boat came to rest we had 1.2m, but still not exactly a great deal. To add to our discomfiture, the anchor wouldn’t bite so I decided to ...
... as opposed to 6% elsewhere) think of themselves as Swedish. For a city that is home to around 60,000 people, there are a huge number of museums and art galleries, two dozen in all. However, call us plebs but the weather was far too nice to spend it indoors and all we wanted was a yacht chandlers that stocked chart 'E’, that covered the coast south of here to the Åland islands (failed, sold out, we’ll have to hope that my chart plotter ...
... the building, a bit like a high rise greenhouse!
Back on the boat, we watched another download and in bed by 10:45, in bright sunlight, we were just dozing off when we heard what turned out to be two other motor boats tie up, one an old Swedish rescue boat and one more modern cruiser. We felt a little guilty that they had to squeeze in at the end of the pontoon and use the stern buoys, but not too much as Juha had said that it was unlikely we would have any other boats ...
I didn't get to bed til very late last night trying to keep up with this blog. Between lack of internet service and a seemingly very slow process it just doesn't happen quick enough. My kids would say it is just me and they probably hit the nail on the head.
Our group was part of the closing concert at the Vaasa Choir Festival this afternoon. We were joined by the Japanese ladies choir, a quintet from Sweden, a local ...
After the Cantatrix and the Chinese Broadcasting Children’s
Choir show we headed over to City Hall for another show/dance. This show featured a full dance band and
select small ensemble performances, sort of a dance floor show. Our 2 quartets performed along with a Swedish
quintet (I think). The dance was very
nice and it has been a long time since I was at a ballroom dance. There were some very elegant ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility