Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Boat event in Paluse

There was a quite big event in Palsue. This is the beginning of the summer season, and luckily we had a wonderful weather on saturday. The Boat event had a diverse program, like basketball, volleyball, concerts, "figuriada", fireworks and of course boat races. I was very happy because a lot of pepole came from Ignalina and surrounding villages. The village was full of life and we enjoyed it very much. 
At the beginning of summer Paluse is pretty quiet, but day by day more and more tourists come for holidays. It was a very good opportunity to take part in the traditional boat races and celebrate with local people. 

By the way Cihan visited us, actually he  is living in Utena. He is also volunteer from Turkey, we met on the arrival training and he is living the closest place among volunteers. So I guess it was  the best occasion to meet with each other. 

the boat race, I did my best :) 

Erika, Susi and me

Aukštaitija national park tent

The celebrating crowd on the main street

Figuriada ( people jumped in different kind of pose into the lake)


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