Radisson Blu Royal Hotel Vaasa
Travel Blogs from Vaasa
... a sauna and an earth closet were also provided. I understood that his task was to maintain everything and he was allowed to keep any profits from renting the buildings and from a tiny shop and café that he ran. His wife and children didn’t really like the island life so they stayed at home!
After a beer, he left us to it and whilst our potatoes were cooking, we went into the watchtower and enjoyed the view out over the archipelago, very very pretty and lovely and ...
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 ...
... heated up when we got there by Errik. He had a bucket of water there and a ladle. The stove was wood fired with some exposed brick-like stones to retain the heat. Doug splashed a bit of water on the rocks and wow then you really felt the heat. We had a great conversation (what is said in a sauna stays in the sauna). We were really heated up and sweating. Doug said they used to hold a contest somewhere in Finland where they ...
... soon as we started singing, some of the
Chinese Broadcasting group came along and stopped to listen with much
interest. We finished our first song and
we got a thunderous reaction. It was
cool. A traffic jam had now been created
as we started our next (only other) song.
As we sang the tag, the cameras and videos were going and when we
finished, the applause again roared. One
of the other groups who had been singing ...
After the Cantatrix and the Chinese Broadcasting Children’s
Choir show we headed over to City Hall for another show/dance. This show featured a full dance band and
select small ensemble performances, sort of a dance floor show. Our 2 quartets performed along with a Swedish
quintet (I think). The dance was very
nice and it has been a long time since I was at a ballroom dance. There were some very elegant ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet