Clarion Collection Drott
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TravelPod Member ReviewsClarion Collection Drott Karlstad
Nice hotel well renovated
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... fortress was constructed according to an old Dutch) system. It is certainly a very well preserved town.
And so to Oslo and our hostel. A place with no atmosphere. But with a large newly renovated clean room with kitchenette and bathroom, and a supermarket downstairs we were happy.
About 3 hours on the road today leaving Norway and into Sweden. Lots of very pretty lakes and farming on the rolling hills. Mainly dairy type farming and corn in this area. Karlstad is a pretty town but there are not a lot of historical things to visit. The church dates back to 1737. There are lots of pretty waterways and canals. Just before entering Karlstad we came upon an Ikea store. At least the food was reasonable priced there unlike most of the food in ...
... cooking pots and pans.
Strangely when we arrived it had stopped raining and was a quite nice, if cold, afternoon. So we went for a walk around the lake.
We came back and had a quick tea. The one thing we have found is that despite the temperature being quite cold overnight we haven't been cold at all. Thank goodness for good insulation.
The rain returned just on bed time.
... organized various events to help us meet one another. There is a student pub off campus called Bunkern, which is on the ground floor of an apartment building. They offer great student prices and the pub is run by volunteer Swedish students. Our accommodation backed on to a huge forested area, with walking trails and a small lake. Our exchange group hiked out to the lake for sunset, which was a 5km hike, and then had another Fika with hotdogs, tea and ...
... out that you just divide the Swedish prices by 6. So while we thought we had spent hundreds of dollars buying our new items, we each spent between 80-100 dollars, and got everything we needed. IKEA was now our best friend!
After IKEA, we took the bus to Stora Torget in search for some food. It was already dark outside by 15.30, so automatically we wanted to eat dinner, regardless of what time it actually was. We didn't have time to shop ...