SOKOS HOTEL VUOKATTI
Travel Blogs from Vuokatti
... On our last day we went to the Silent People and a Reindeer farm where we really learnt Finnish people are all about making money where they can, off anyone.
The very last night was a record breaker for dogs sleeping inside, 12 was what we counted! Funnily enough, Arja was talking of other older dogs she wanted to start bringing inside, so I think we got out just at the right time!
Our thoughts on Wwoofing; is a fantastic way, maybe not to see a country but to experience ...
Mid semester break, every students favourite week. No classes, no lectures...a few assignments that don't really get looked at or worked on.
As a group we had a list of activities that we wanted to tick off whilst in Oulu, kind of like a short term bucket list:
- Eat Reindeer steak
- Go to laser tag
- Go bowling
- Go on a day trip
- Go to the gym
- Go ice skating
- Go to an ice hockey ...
Ben going for an early morning swim was a bonus this morning as he nicely found just over 40 euros nestled in the sand!, that's our day paid for. Enjoyed freshly picked raspberries for breakfast before walking along the river to the Arktikum, the museum of artic science. We found it very interesting and learnt a great deal about the history and culture of Finland. ...
... of home. There are still about 100,000 lakes here and it is very enjoyable scenery. I arrived Kuopio late at night and the funny thing is that it was still daytime outside. It doesn't look normal to walk to your hostel through the main city square and it to be completely daylight out, but no one is there. It was about 11 PM when I arrived. Kuopio was just a stop on my ...
... at the hotel. Food was of a good standard, 3 course - pate, salmon & veg and lingonberries with cream yummo. Not good for the weight though.
Awake early as it is so light. Went for a walk at around 5am down around the lake, it was picture perfect got some amazing photos of the lake with the reflections in it. Back to the hotel for brekky and pack up ready for a 7.30am start for the day. ...
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- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed