Being a tourist in our own home town

28.7.2012

Morning was sunny and after spending a couple of weeks elsewhere it was nice to spend some time in our home town. I noticed already last summer that when you are living in a boat you are actually looking your home town from a different perspective as usual. I liked that feeling – the town is familiar but you can feel yourself like a tourist. We decided to be tourists in our home town for a couple of days.

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Savonlinna city is built on islands so you can go around the city with a boat. We did it of course with our own one. The most wonderful attraction on the way is the medieval Olavinlinna castle.

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There are also cruise ships to take tourists around the city. I definitely recommend a cruise if you are visiting Savonlinna!

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I bought a new summer hat during our city day and I was so so happy about that

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We took our friends on our boat too to see the city from the lake

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During the day in Savonlinna we saw also many other friends

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During the summer there is a lot of boat and car traffic in Savonlinna

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At the harbours around the city you can see different kind of boats, small and big ones

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Steamships are also an essential part of my home town

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Unna was happy to get a friend on the boat

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We wanted to have Chinese food so we chose to eat at Zhong Guo Long

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Lunch buffet was delicious as usual

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Zhong Guo Long restaurant is small but cozy

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I`ve started to drink more tea. Unna likes tea also. She drinks rooibos tea because there is no caffeine.

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The dessert we bought from the market place

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