23.09.2020

ALEX FROM MONTREAL PERSONAL BLOG

This blog belongs to a fully trilingual person and translator/interpreter Alexandre (Alex) Nikolaev.

Sortavala comparisons. Part 2. Vakko river.

Vakko river. I paddled my first boat here at the age of six and earned my first money, 15 or 20 kopecks having moved two adult guys to a dancing from the other side of the river. We never even knew the name of this water artery and called it “Parkovskaya rechka” (Park River), as we called everything in the park. For instance Kuhavuori was the “Parkovskaya gora” (Park Mountain (or Hill) and so on


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