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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 enter I no Karlstad we came upon an Ikea store. At least the food was reasonable priced there unlike most of the food in ...
Today we leave Stockholm and head towards Oslo. We are picking up our rental car which of course means driving on the other side of the road.
We have a VW Golf and it took us more than a few minutes to get it out of its parking spot in the basement of a shopping centre car park. Once we were out on the roads we made our way onto the freeway and we were on our way.
Apparently I ...
... oldest portrait collections in the world.
The hotel we are staying in is an old gaol that has been converted for us the new inhabitants to stay in.
The town has a river with people swimming in it and people boating and just laying around in the water on rubber tubes.
The bridge has pretty flowers all over it a lovely park alongside the river.
It's only six days left already before taking off to a world beyond our imagination - or an environment that is totally 'up-side down’ as people say.
My preparations so far haven’t been very effective. It wasn’t until recently that the realization came to my mind that I’m actually going to Asia "on my own" (i.e. without a legal guardian), which has been a dream for me for such a long period of time.
As I am sitting comfortably ...
... Stugor in Kristinehamn. Had we known that reception closed at 1600, we might have put our foot down a tad. No matter, we were checked in just in time. Cost is £16 a night, although we had to purchase a Swedish camping card for £15 because not all Swedish campsites recognise the International one. (Why not? Don't ask me!) We are camped overlooking the lake. A lot of the facilities, like the cafe/restaurant are not yet open and one of the sanitary blocks is ...