Rantasipi Tropiclandia Spa Hotel
Travel Blogs from Vaasa
... the building, a bit like a high rise greenhouse!
Back on the boat, we watched another download and in bed by 10:45, in bright sunlight, we were just dozing off when we heard what turned out to be two other motor boats tie up, one an old Swedish rescue boat and one more modern cruiser. We felt a little guilty that they had to squeeze in at the end of the pontoon and use the stern buoys, but not too much as Juha had said that it was unlikely we would have any other boats ...
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 ...
... a contest to see who could last the longest. Some guy died recently in the contest and that was that, no more contest. We wrapped the towel around our waist and went outside to the seating area. It was very refreshing. More chit chat while the body cooled down before we reentered for some more heat. We got heated once more and then Doug and I ran off the end of the dock into the shallow water. It was pretty cold water but it felt ...
... upstairs came down the
stairs, still singing. The crowd that
they had been entertaining came down the stairs and we thought, “Another
opportunity??” Part of the next group
was more of the China Broadcasting group including their director. We sang the songs again with a similar
reaction. That opened the door for the
Chinese group to do a couple of numbers in the stairwell too. One song had them doing moves and ...
... br> and the music was classic ballroom dancing tunes. I took a video of a young couple who jumped
up on the stage with the band to avoid the crowd. Real Time announced to the crowd that this
was their very last performance as Real Time, as 2 members of the quartet had
changed and they are now known as Via Voice.
It is not my favorite name but if they continue to sing as they are I
won’t care what their name ...