Sokos City Bors
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... as bowls of jello are very unlikely to complain.
The tradition is to sit naked while pouring ladels of water over the heated rocks. I'm sure you're all familiar with a sauna but there is somewhat of a ritual to a traditional one: sit, ladle, sweat, cool off in the other room, repeat a couple times, pour cold water on you, repeat, sit in a cold tub, repeat again until you
hallucinate. He said it's 25 ...
... we gave up and started walking back towards the inn instead, stopping off at a patch of grass by the side of the main road for some picnic fare. Oh well. At least the sun was out and we had a nice walk through a pretty residential section of Turku.
When the wasps and hornets got too annoying (and there are a LOT of them here at this time of year), we made our way back towards the inn, stopping off at ...
... the beautiful scenery. The champagne lounge was at the very front the of the ship so we had amazing views, but I still ran up go the top deck to get some god pictures. It was a beautiful sail.
By 10pm we were getting tired and I wanted to see the rest of the ship, so we walked around and saw the club, casinos, restaurants, etc. It's a popular trek for tourists, so there were lots of Russians, Swedish and Finnish tourists. Colin was tired and went to the room but ...
... the best meals of the entire trip thus far. With the hunger tamed, we made our way over to Turku Cathedral for a visit. This is the main church for Finland's Lutheran faith. Since I was baptised Lutheran when I became a godfather to my godson Jett, I figured it was appropriate for at least a quick stop. A few hours of rest were in order before going to a local pub for some pints and to watch the Finland vs. Croatia IIHF (International Ice Hockey Federation) match, which Finland ...
... with my trusty Canon 600D and 80Gb of memory card capacity. Click, click.
Oh, and then there's the whole teachers' summer school thing going on - so I will actually be studying and working, too. Not just taking photo walks and vegetating by the pools and/or bar...
So. Bag's packed, I've checked myself in on the flight, I'm almost ready to go. See you around.