Day 39 – Ferry

When we head south from our place, we usually choose between two possible routes. The easternmost one will take us via a ferry towards Lappeenranta, my original home town. On the way back home, the ferry is always a nice pause, right before the last 23 km home.

Even in the heart of winter the ferry crosses the water. The gap in the ice is just about large enough for the ferry to pass through and it travels four times a hour from each end. Only once have I ever heard the ferry stop crossing, the waves were so large the rescue boat was lost. Of course we (the fire department) then went out in our boat and caught the runaway lifeboat…

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