Travel Blogs from Vaasa
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 ...
... Realtime and the Russian Girls. It was a packed house and the audience was great! It was a fun and very enjoyable way to conclude the Festival. We met to board a bus at 6:00 and traveled about an hour to the summer cottage of the long time organizer of the Vaasa Festival, Errik and his wife Barbara. Their property is in the woods and right on the Baltic Sea (Gulf of Finland). It doesn't seem like the sea, more like a lake with ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
Someone asked for photos of the food we eat, not sure why but that's what they asked. I have attached a photo of the breakfast buffet. The porridge has been sort of a highlight for me because I like hot cereal and they have great items to add to the porridge to make it more yummy ...