Radisson Blu Royal Hotel Vaasa
Travel Blogs from Vaasa
... the chute (containing it in a large sock, pulled down by means of ropes and pulleys from the top downwards) and lowering to the deck out of the way. Apart from these instances, we were able to sail with both sails pulling until around 18:00, when the wind died so again, the engine was employed, until we anchored at 19:30.
The charts denote the bay we’d chosen, at the north-westernmost tip of the island, as an anchorage and a refuge ie somewhere for ...
... 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 ...
... 360° visibility. It transpired that until the mid 1990’s this was a coastguard station, hence the building with the panoramic views. Entering the harbour, there were no other substantial boats around and there was a chap on the shore, who told us it would be OK to come alongside the pontoon, rather than use the stern buoy method. He kindly helped us with our lines and once done, we started chatting. Juha was here for a few weeks on a voluntary basis. There were a few rooms ...
... 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 ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool