Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna
Travel Blogs from Vaasa
... ret – take your pick. I will use Mikkelinsaaret from now on and it was some 53 miles away. The wind, as ever, was going to be difficult. At first, given our direction, it was downwind so we could sail in the variable wind, sometimes F4 gusting 5, sometimes F3. Then, having left the buoyed channel in Swedish waters we turned to the north, so we had to employ the engine. However, at around one o’clock and completely contrary to any forecast, we suddenly found ourselves with ...
I took the train to Vaasa to visit some friends. The country side is beautiful at first it reminded me a little bit of manitoba. Although the trees are different, there are lots of birch trees. The closer you get to the cost the land becomes a mesh of rocks and mossy soil. All the houses are painted red, the colour came from a by-product from the mining industry that they mixed with oil to preserve the wood. It was nice to have a break from the ...
... us. We didn't stay in too long and we wrapped back up and either went back to the sauna or got dressed. Linda said she had never been so embarrassed in her life. I guess we had made quite a scene as well as a splash. Three ladies took over the sauna next, less the splash in the pond. They were followed by the 3 young guys, Drew, Hunter and Josh. Of course they did the splash. I took their picture and took their towels for a while ...
... br> super. They too, loved to entertain and
make people smile and enjoy the music. I
video recorded some of their stuff. We
moved outside of the building and visited with the girls. The 2 boys had been too tired to go to the
show and went to bed. We thought it was
a little late for the girls to be out but they were very content to visit. They all seemed to be conversant in English
so we were able to ask them about their ...
... this song created and experience that I had never witnessed before. The song has multiple ensembles singing at the same time with very tight harmonies and a lot of dissonance. The acoustics in the building allowed the chords to linger and mix. It was more than stereo in the round and hard to describe. I waited and waited for the dissonance to resolve and it just continued buzzing ringing in my ears. It seemed every ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility