Best Western Strand Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Stockholm For several hours both arriving and departing we enjoyed the scenery, weaving in and out of some of Sweden's 24,000 islands. The heavily wooded coastline dotted with houses and boat sheds, boats of all shapes and sizes going about their business created gorgeous pictures. We docked in the city within walking distance of Gamla Stan (old town). A marathon was being run in the city so ...
... assemblage of high-quality ancient buildings that illustrate graphically the form and function of this type of significant human settlement. The urban fabric and overall townscape of Visby is its most important quality.
By virtue of its position, Gotland has played a dominant role in Baltic trade for many centuries between Western Europe and Russia. Excavations have indicated that there was a trading settlement in the early Viking Age on the site of ...
... little, rose-covered houses. At the top of the hill, we were able to take in the view of the lower part of the city and the medieval cathedral, Sankta Maria Kyrka (complete with all of its scary gargoyles).
After we had all finished taking pictures, we mounted our bicycles, headed through narrow lanes, and past the eastern gate for a five km ride south to Fridhem. The ride was flat and easy, down country roads, past sheep grazing at the “Lamm ...
... by Anne McCaffrey’s son.
10.09 pm – wow – late. Had a nice couple of hours up on the top deck, had the Cruise Director and Restaurant manager for company as well as Hotel director checking his waiters had found me! Two beers and a toasted panini later I was ready for a snooze and fell asleep in the cabin for 2 hours!
Tonight was at Flavio the Guest relations man’s table for dinner with a very elegant lady from just ...
... done, we wandered into town, which involved our first hill for quite a long time and got our bearings and found the whereabouts of the supermarkets. We happened across a market and I was quite pleased to find one stall selling Crocs or copies of Crocs at least. The reason for this is that my pair, which had been standing in the sun, had mysteriously shrunk (at least the right shoe had) and were no longer wearable – a mystery. I find these shoes very comfy on board, ...