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... convinced there was snow mingled in with the rain. Yes, just popped out to check and she is right, snow within the rain and so cold for us in June! The location is stunning as can be seen in the two photographs , the peace and quiet is much needed. A steady drive to Jyvaskyla with the temperature dropping to 3.5C as we drove, a chilly day! It was great seeing Gwyneth, Timo and Johannes in their Finnish home and having a chat, ...
... in winter and disc golf course and MTB tracks in summer). It has actually been a while since I've taken up a genuinely new sport, rather simply re-learning one I played when I was younger. I was awful, really terrible - but its also nice to suck at something and realise it can only get better!!!
So what else, did I get up to? Er................not a great deal really, outside the trip to Tallinn. This coming weekend it's Helsinki and then a day ...
... a wander up from the hotel to Harju which is an area of the town raised up above the centre. The views from the (free to enter) viewing tower are worth the trip up there. Its not exactly new or, actually that clean, but the views are why you go up there I guess, nothing else! There is also a Natural History Musuem in here but it was a few euros to get in and from the outside it appeared to all be ...
... did this week
Ice hockey match at Synergie-Areena - B
Was about 20 euros for the ticket, coffee inside for 2 euros and you could get a beer for around 5-6 euros. I love ice hockey so I had a great time, if it's your thing then go do it!
Ate at Old Bricks Inn in centre of Jyvaskyla - B
Very decent food, I had a thing called "big plate, small price" which had 4 different kind of meats on there. The beer is pretty good too and ...
Met up with other friends as well. Sat in a lovely little cafe for hours with one friend, chatting about Crete, men, shopping, small dogs and everything in between. Spent an evening at the movies with another friend, watched The Man of Steel with him and had a drink afterwards. And during that time we talked about sailing, sea, photography and movie special effects, among other things. A very entertaining day.