Kalajoki: February 2020

Water – A Combining Element

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Day 5. Work sessions, videos, farewell party

Our last day in Kalajoki has started with work sessions for both students and teachers. After watching the videos prepared by the different international teams and also checking out our blog, we have been given our certificates of attendance. In the evening, we have put an end to this meeting at a farewell party with …

Day 4. Museum, games, lessons.

Today we all left our homes in excitement, as most of us were going to experience for the first time how it felt to be at -10º. Well, not all of us, since there are some “specimens”, such as Annie and Marcus, who don’t seem to care about how cold it is for the rest …

Day 3. Visit to Oulu and Hailuoto.

Our Finnish friends may seem a bit shy at the beginning, but once they break the ice, they are really good fun!! Sailing through the ice towards the island of Hailuoto has been quite an experience! After having lunch at a cosy restaurant by the lighthouse, we had some free time to play with the …

Day 2. Visit to the Port of Kalajoki, winter games, museum.

The day started off with a visit to the commercial and fishing ports of Kalajoki. There was very little activity, but the guide showed us around the facilities and we learnt that timber (wood used for construction) is the main exported product. Then, we went to Pakka, an adventure park where we enjoyed some delicious …

Day 1. Icebreakers and presentations.

Today we’ve had a warm welcome from our Finnish friends, who have presented us with some beautiful beanies and water bottles. Then, they have organised some fun icebreakers so that we got to know each other. After a very early lunch (at 10:30!!), all the teams have presented their assignments on Module V (Ports) And …

Team Spain’s journey

We’ve had to split our 4000-km journey from Vera to Kalajoki into two stages: Stage 1: Vera-Alicante-Stockholm: Stage 2: Stockholm-Helsinki-Ylivieska-Kalajoki

First day in Kalajoki

All delegations have arrived in Kalajoki and are now meeting for the first time in Virta Sali in the local library.

On the way to Kalajoki

The German team is on the way with a first stop at Hamburg Central Station heading further to the airport. Ready for take-off ✈️ Helsinki welcomes us with familiar weather conditions ☔️