Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Yesterday, Thursday, we had a much quieter time after the museum overload. We chose a bush track close to the hotel, and it was a delightful way to spend several hours. The weather was beautiful and sunny again which made the tall conifers and delicate birch trees even lovelier with sun filtering through. We also explored a popular beach area (no waves of course) where the Finns love to sun bake. They make the most of the very short summer. Today, ...
... if not, cardinals, are positioned at intervals such as to make the forward pair just about visible in good conditions to the naked eye. It would be hard work keeping to the channel if we didn’t have the chart plotter, which tells you at a glance whether you’re headed in the right direction. That and our autopilot, make passage-making so much easier, so much so that without them I doubt that we would be doing this and I admire previous generations for ...
... 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 ...
... 8217;s sail (not really but we didn’t want to exert ourselves overmuch!) so we decided upon an anchorage called Djupkastet, about 20 miles short of Vaasa, one that is recommended in the ever useful pilot book 'The Baltic Sea’ .
By around 16:00, our course had to change to make our anchorage at Djupkastet so we reluctantly put our chute to bed and used our ‘normal’ ...
... potatoes, meatballs, salad, and carrots. The gravy was really good, and the beef very good in spite of the fact that it appeared overcooked. The breeze kept the mosquitoes away and kept it from getting too hot, but I think some of us probably got a little too much sun. Karl Erik was quite red later in the day and said he felt hot. We suggested he splash some cold water on his face. Michayela took us for a tour of the two house, explaining the ...