Travel Blogs from Visby, Sweden

Djembe Jivin', Visby, Sweden travel blog

Djembe Jivin'

A travel blog entry by theevans

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The snow has been falling steadily again this week, so naturally some of it had to be shaped into a Star Wars character.  Pete and Daniel spent a good few hours making Jabba the Hut out of snow while I was sick in bed.  They made it in honour ...

Visby, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Visby

A travel blog entry by theevans

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... two houses with a lane down the middle but has been joined into one big one.  Back in the early days of the Army in sweden the room that is now the church was the nightclub of the town where people would come and drink their wages away.  The ...

Snow Vandals Unite!, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Snow Vandals Unite!

A travel blog entry by theevans

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Before I begin I would like to apologise if this is a really dull entry - I'm sick and sleepy so you'll have to forgive me. Last weekend we spent a good few hours walking along the coast with Emelie.  The coast is eerie with the dark sky, the snow ...

Trip to Gotland, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Trip to Gotland

A travel blog entry by larzstarz

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Hi All, Wow - another busy day. This morning we got up and drove a couple hours to Oskarshamn in order to catch our ferry ride (3 hours) to the island called Gotland. We checked into our hotel and promptly got back into the car for another hour or so in ...

Snow Snow Snow, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Snow Snow Snow

A travel blog entry by theevans

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So tuesday was Australia day hey? Well I was going to cook lamingtons but was sick on monday, so we had to make do with visting the beach.  We thought sunbaking was pushing it a bit but we went for a wander anyway, keeping well away from the ...

A Nice Bike Ride, Visby, Sweden travel blog

A Nice Bike Ride

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... to head back to the boat, which we did at a stupendous rate thanks to the wind pushing us along and the long hill down into Visby – I think Julie almost melted her brakes! After a cup of tea, we went to the library to check on the latest weather ...

Viking Hoards and Buried Treasure!!!, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Viking Hoards and Buried Treasure!!!

A travel blog entry by theevans

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... to only proceed if we weren't too squeemish because around the corner was a cabinet of things dug up from mass graves outside of Visby.  In the 1300's Denmark invaded and all sorts of people had to fight to protect the city.  The graves were ...

Teele, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Teele

A travel blog entry by kylliki

... 'eva ja läbib kolme sadamat. Lend Helsingist võtab poole vähem aega. Kui alustada lõuna ajal mistahes laevaga Helsingisse, siis Visby'sse kohale jõuab juba ôhtusöögiks.  Visby lennujaam on üsna tühi, lennuk oli ka üsna pisike ja rahvas ...

le hawaii suedois, Visby, Sweden travel blog

le hawaii suedois

A travel blog entry by t3r

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posez une ile dans la mer baltique avec une météo de fou et c'est parfait pour une journée panard :-) après être arrivé dans notre cellule (oui oui on est en prison) petite promenade dans la ville classée au patrimoine mondial de ...

I Visby-, Visby, Sweden travel blog

I Visby-

A travel blog entry by thesaint

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Idag har vi varit i Visby & tittat på ringmuren samt hela och halva kyrkor;-) Emelie lyckades fånga kyparens rymningsbenägna vin i knäet:-) Sedan fika på ryska gården och systembolaget & åter till vårt trevliga hus i Brissund:-) Kram ...

May 23, 2014, Visby, Sweden travel blog

May 23, 2014

A travel blog entry by richmeyer1

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Got-la-la-la-la-land, she's got the look, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Got-la-la-la-la-land, she's got the look

A travel blog entry by brazwhazz

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... just walk, especially when pulling a bike trailer with two kids inside.   The medieval eye candy of Gotland is not limited to Visby. Yesterday, we visited a medieval village that, on top of going by the very cool name of Bro, is home to one of the ...

Our Last Day & We're at Sea!, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Our Last Day & We're at Sea!

A travel blog entry by bcope100

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We are all happy to have another sea day after so many ports in a row! Unfortunately, it means it's the end of our trip--although I think we are all ready to be home in our own beds and see our families. :)) Mike has caught a bit of a cold and Rich ...

Vi har nått Visby..., Visby, Sverige travel blog

Vi har nått Visby...

A travel blog entry by sofiathomasson

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...Nästan! Vi ligger till ankars precis utanför Visby för att tala ...

Mera Gotland, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Mera Gotland

A travel blog entry by thesaint

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... väder, men vi hade spara fornsalen i Visby för detta väder så dit for vi med paraply! Lunch på Bakfickan i Visby: fisksoppa, röka räkor från Katthammarsvik alternativt stekt strömmning med potatismos. Därefter blev det besök i Stenkyrka och i ...

Nov 05, 2009, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Nov 05, 2009

A travel blog entry by jolyonp

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Another day at sea, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Another day at sea

A travel blog entry by rell01

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Today was a day of rest we didn't have to get off the ship today. We watched a couple of shows & a couple of movie. A very slow day. The highlight was passing under a bridge that was only 4m above the ...

Outlaw Biker Gang, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Outlaw Biker Gang

A travel blog entry by cjgs1430

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... island of Gotland. Gotland historically was independent before it was overtaken by Denmark. Currently, it is controlled by Sweden. Whoa. Bicycling around Visby was incredibly easy at times (on long, flat, dirt roads) or extremely exhausting (up a steep, ...

Visby, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Visby

A travel blog entry by almivia

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Sightseeing in Visby, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Sightseeing in Visby

A travel blog entry by jaunie_rockbabe

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The day after my friend's wedding, Daniel and I decided to just relax and play tourists in Visby. Later in the afternoon we caught up with the newly weds and some friends at O'Leary's ...

Lôuna poole, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Lôuna poole

A travel blog entry by kylliki

Hommikul vantsime sadamasse autot otsima. Tuul tahab kôrvad peast kiskuda. Auto on üsna vana ja saan ka harjutada manuaalkasti. Haaran rooli enda kätte, et saaks igas vôimalikus ja vôimatus kohas seisma jääda.  Vôtame suuna Gotlandi ...

Visby and relaxing on board, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Visby and relaxing on board

A travel blog entry by erylevans

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... by the pool as it is sunny – well heaving for Silversea anyway! Ship berthed out at sea as too windy to dock in Visby harbour – had a lovely view of the pilot arriving and the tenders going to and from the harbour with the first of the day ...

To Gotland!, Visby, Sweden travel blog

To Gotland!

A travel blog entry by jonathanfoster

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... glasses of wine.  I stayed with many of the guests in a bygdegärd, a gathering house common in towns across rural Sweden, supported by the local community, where events are often held.   The wedding ceremony was held outdoors in a ...

Tour de Gotland, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Tour de Gotland

A travel blog entry by sparsel

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... we arrived back in the town and we decided to go watch the sunset and finish our wine. We chose a spot overlooking ancient Visby and the ocean. It had become somewhat overcast and the sun was starting to set behind the clouds. Nevertheless the view was ...

A small Swedish island then capital of Finland, Visby, Sweden travel blog

A small Swedish island then capital of Finland

A travel blog entry by tizwoz

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... July every year. I do not think this would happen in the UK. The ship was moored just outside the main marina of the town Visby and so we were tendered across to the mainland. The sea was quite choppy so the crew had to help every person onto the ...

1. Tag in Visby / Insel Gotland, Visby, Sweden travel blog

1. Tag in Visby / Insel Gotland

A travel blog entry by stefan74

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... es zum Bahnhof um mit dem Bus ins 80 km entfernte Nynäshamn zu fahren und von dort weiter mit einer Fähre nach Visby auf die Insel Gotland. Die Überfahrt dauerte rund 3 1/2 Stunden und war auch dem fast leeren Schiff sehr angenehm. Zum ...

2. Tag in Visby / Insel Gotland, Visby, Sweden travel blog

2. Tag in Visby / Insel Gotland

A travel blog entry by stefan74

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Bei herrlichem Sonnenwetter ging es heute mit dem Fahrrad ins südlich von Visby gelegene Naturschutzgebiet "Högklint". Die Steilküste ist einmalig und bietet einen schönen Blick auf das offene Meer aber auch auf die Küstenlinie.  In Visby wir ...

3. Tag in Visby / Insel Gotland, Visby, Sweden travel blog

3. Tag in Visby / Insel Gotland

A travel blog entry by stefan74

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... ist die grösste Touristenattraktion der Insel und wird jährlich von rund 100.000 Besuchern besichtigt. Sie gilt als die zweitlängste bekannte Höhle in Schweden.   Am späten Nachmittag wurden dann weitere kleine Gassen von Visby ...

Gonna party like its 1499!, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Gonna party like its 1499!

A travel blog entry by strombone

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... up in armour to practice their pretend swordsmanship, re-enacting is quite a art. To improvise realistic fighting with a predetermined outcome. The Visby army of farmers will lose and die just like in 1361. sigh At night we spend a lot of time at the ...

Worthy visit to Visby, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Worthy visit to Visby

A travel blog entry by gter1

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We lost an hour of sleep because of the time change but are expected to regain it again after this visit in Visby is completed.  The medieval spirit is alive and well in this Swedish town. The cobble stone streets and the old buildings in town ...