Radisson Blu Royal Hotel Vaasa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... the Kvarken Archipeligo, where you can witness this post glacial uplift. It is a world heritage listed site, with thousands of rocks -islands emerging out of the sea. We saw what used to be a busy harbour in the 1800s now on dry land because the land has lifted & the water receded. We also saw houses on tiny islands obviously not afraid of being inundated because their owners know all about the land in the local area lifting up in the course ...
There was little wind forecast for the first part of the day and so we decided to break with tradition and postpone our departure until nearer lunchtime. We had some distance to cover, which meant that we wouldn't arrive at our chosen next spot, an anchorage on the island of Harvungön, 36 miles to the south, until sometime during the evening. Normally, we prefer to make an earlier start and to arrive sometime during the afternoon, but I was determined to sail if at ...
... charming young men who took our lines and later, our money.This (€20) was a fair exchange for access to the toilets, wifi, washing machines, showers together with some maps and directions for getting into town and finally, the loan of bicycles. We’d not had access to the internet for some days so we were looking forward to emails and Skyping as well as affording me the opportunity to upload my blog entries.
After 3 machine loads and ...
... got even better later when I got the cruising chute out and, after what seems a lifetime of frustrations, we actually had some exhilarating sailing, touching close on 8 knots at times in beautiful, warm winds. Winds that enabled me to indulge in my favourite form of sailing, au naturel, as it were. This is what we had been waiting for!!
In essence, we are now just making our way southwards down 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 ...