Clarion Collection Hotel Carlscrona
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from Karlskrona
... at right angles to the land and the distance shortened rapidly. In this way, with long starboard tacks and short port tacks (relatively), we worked our way slowly towards Sandhamn. I say slowly but there were times that we hit 7 knots plus but despite that, our effective distance covered in an hour averaged only a little over 3 nautical miles. This again illustrates the huge inefficiency and ...
... are also many boaters, like the other countries we have visited. The city is very lovely and has distinctive Baroque architecture that has been well-preserved and is a World Heritage Site. We took a bus to the Naval Shipyard where we had a short tour. Then we had a rope-making demonstration that was very interesting. We went to the beautiful town square where we had free time to tour. ...
Today we went to Karlskrona because the weather forecast wasn't that good, so we decided not to hire a kayak or canoe. We went to the Marinemuseum and we went to the Stortorget to get a nice icecream. The icecream waffles are selfmade. The icecream was so big we only ate some soup as ...
... shop, a local favorite as indicated by the long line (it was worth the wait).
For the evening, team members and their host families attended a "farewell Karlskrona" party at the home of Peter and Elisabet Althini in Fagelmara Strand. The home is located on the Baltic Sea, which can result in some wind (as experienced that night). Fortunately, the home also had ...
... we learned that Karlskrona was established as a naval base by King Karl XI in 1680 to defend Sweden's expansive territories on the Baltic Sea. The city's identity continues today as it remains that primary station of the Swedish navy. At the museum we saw soaring wooden naval ship designs used to defend the Swedish empire to modern day submarines. We also learned the stories of those who have served in or supported the Swedish navy ...