BEST WESTERN Nya Star Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Driving through torrential rain we decided to find somewhere to free camp and selected quiet village ski car park, 400m down a narrow gravel track. Perfect we thought until the first of the committee party goers arrived to celebrate the building of their Piste basher's hut!! Thankfully we couldn't hear them for the rain hitting the roof. We even managed to watch the FA Cup final on the German satellite.
... lucky for us, as Santa arrived just after dinner and we all received some lovely presents. Liselott hosted the next night - a quiet dinner with her and Kennet at their new place, where we got to try out their fantastic new sauna.Heavenly!
We spent time with Johan at his new home and Kristofer & Stina at theirs - seems everyone has a new ...
... it was shut down. There is a lot of ground water in this area, so there had been pumps that kept the water down. However, after a few decades most of the mine had flooded and the water had to be pumped out when the mine was open for tours. The lowest sections of the mine are still underwater and diving teams do expeditions down there to see what they can find; they have to carry lights with them because it is pitch black down in the mine shafts.
Välkommen till Sverige!
Daniel and I arrived in Sweden on thursday afternoon. The RyanAir flight was uneventful, and while the plane was quite small and there wasn't much or any snacks provided, it was amazingly cheap and therefore great! There was food avail for purchase, and so we shared a beer :)
Västerås - the airport that RyanAir flies to - is actually about 100 km from Stockholm, but as we weren't going to Stockholm it's not an issue. Tuula (mom) ...
... dancing, lunch, dancing until 7pm, when our group have the hot barrel booked (as Janne so cutely calls it). I walk out in the freezing cold in my bathers and climb in to the hot tub - an attendant comes out every now and then and feeds wood into the stove (and sells beer) and within minutes the water temperature soars, and we all alternately sit in the barrel and sit on the edge when we feel too hot - it's a very funny feeling having cold beer in your stomach ...