Original Sokos Hotel Valjus
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Basically the only exciting thing to report is that we had breakfast at NOON. WHAT THE. I hope the house was not offended. Or lonely at 8am, when we didn't wake up.
We did also have a lovely lunch at Koskelo with Maggie before having to say goodbye to her. It was great fun having her over! We played lots of card games too, and Maggie taught us a new one to add to our repertoire.
We had to head off though as Antti had a volunteers meeting for the music festival. I ran into Mia, from Lukio, who invited me to come play beach volleyball with her and some other Lukio chickas. It was heaps of fun! We all sucked pretty bad but we joked and caught up on all the gossip from the last 2 years. After that we had lollies and junk and then had to part ways. Ultimate summers day :) ...
... was chief photographer and I went a little nuts, so I will leave the rest of this post to the well dressed guests of her party.
I did get to see the lovely Julie again which was so great! I also got to catch up with Jarmo and Doris.
... dresses for Tiina's party. Even I found a nice dress at H&M and we all bought matching shirts for a bit of fun. :)
For lunch we went down to my favorite place by the river and had makkara and yummy salad and potatoes. We played cards on the big table until it was time to leave.
In the evening there was ...
... on the walls and ceilings, truly a special place. The paintings show the Creation, through the Old Testament to the suffering of Christ. The best preserved - the Last Judgement - had been covered up, as it was thought to be too distressing to the congregation! (Bliss of the children of God and the pains of Hell). Camped beside a lake in the forest. Almost 4 wheel driving as we were on skidoo tracks in the sand. Beautiful reflections in the ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Pets allowed