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Travel Blogs from Eskilstuna
This was a school day and I spent the day in our partner school in Jakobsberg. The Swedes are very fond of their coffee and a classy coffee machine in the staff room is a welcome friend.
Schools in Sweden are not too different from those in the UK but the different climate means that ...
... I walked in to a store, and when I walked out at 3:30 I was surprised to see that the sun had already set. Felt like I had spent hours in that store, I had to actually check the time to make sure I hadn't missed my bus to the airport. At 5:30 it was pitch black, so I headed back to the train station to catch an earlier bus to the airport. Good thing I did as Katelyn's plane landed 40 minutes early.
We arrived in Vasteras, ...
... cream. It is really good, but a tad sweet. Cinnamon buns are also very popular, but do not expect giant sized ones They are smaller, and usually have sugar granules on top. There are amazing chocolate covered cookies, that are also filled with a cardamom paste. Chokladbollar is a Swedish chocolate ball, with coconut. In the city my favorite bakery to date is Brynolf Bagare. ...
Eskilstuna is a great little city, but again not one that any tourist would have a need to stop at. It is beautiful, and old but does not really have anything that other Swedish towns do not. As we just learned in class, the main industry here is Volvo construction equipment. It is an old mill town, as it is on River EskilstunaŚn, ...
... but we still went. It was so much fun, we were all red, but we walked a lot. I think no one said a word, but we all knew, that for a moment we were lost in the forest. And another hike (i mentioned previously) was to Bjorno island, with a lot of hot wine, BBQ's and sliding down the hill. With spanish guy Oscar we landed so many times down, that on the way back home someone said we were the queen and king of the hill, haha, sure we were!
As winter was cold, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Pets allowed