Original Sokos Hotel Villa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Pets allowed
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... managed to park close to the city centre enabling us to walk through - different when there is no snow lying around. Looking for a coffee shop we found the covered market, actually full of busy city people taking lunch and a superb range to fish for sale. In fact this is the biggest covered market in Scandinavia, according to Pinterest - more research to check this ...
... river which links the two which provides the city with its power. There are still some examples of fine red-brick Victorian buildings, but mainly Tampere is like other Finnish cities.
The hotel is perfectly acceptable, clean and Scandinavian, although the rooms are a little small. But the very thick curtains really help with the short nights in summer.
We went for dinner at a revolving restaurant on top of ...
... This was the best pizza (becoming quite a staple in my diet) of the trip so far. Afterwards, we did the obligatory walk around town just to get a feel for where we would be spending the next couple of days. It was Friday night and large crowds were beginning to gather along the greenbelt that follows the Tammerkoski River through town. It was becoming quickly apparent that Tampere is most lively at night. Hundreds upon hundreds of people ...
... Now it was time for BRM to rock the stage and for us to get our first taste of 'em live. They definitely owned the stage and got the crowd worked up nicely, we even had one of them trying to get on the tourbus home with us, sadly she wasn't a looker....."crunchy" didn't even come close.
Once the show was over we were back on the bus bound for Porvoo where we were staying the night at Dom's. We got more drunk and wound up playing "stop ...
I left Imatra this morning with mixed feelings..
One part of me was more than happy to be on our way. The conversational divide between my aunt and I had taken its toll. Imatra is far removed from the more cosmopolitan cities in the west.. so the people of Imatra have very little need for the English language.
The other part of me really enjoyed seeing my aunt again after so long.. despite her irratic driving skills. Plus.. it was great to meet ...