Grand Hotell Hornan

Bangardsgatan 1, Uppsala, Uppland, Swedish Lakeland, 75320, Sweden | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $132.00
 

Travel Blogs from Uppsala

Uppsala and the Bishop Controller!

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

8

... were wrapped on red blankets to keep warm! Then a conducted tour of the city - saw several typical Uppland rune stones then the huge Gothic cathedral, then the castle (Uppsala Slott). The story goes that the king, Gustav Vasa, who is buried in the cathedral, wanted to keep order after he had declared that Sweden was no longer catholic, and was having ...

Travis and Sara's

A travel blog entry by rdavey

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5

... rounds up the pegs. Sara has some great plastic pegs shaped like black birds and he just won't have them in the same container as the normal pegs. Chucks them out every time I put even one in the peg pot. He is so funny. Eats like a horse and sleeps like a bear. He went to bed night before last at 7 didn't get up until 8 the next morning and he also has a couple of hours at lunch time. The Mosquitos are a real problem here so we are glad we brought our little electronic ...

The Journey Here

A travel blog entry by sverige

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4

... that I had no way (so I thought) of letting everyone back home know I was safe and sound.

With luggage in tow, I bought a bus pass to take my up to Uppsala. When I arrived, my Swedish buddy Robin helped me find my way to my dorm: Flogsta. In English we would say 'flog-sta', but in Swedish it is 'floog-sta' (like a long, drawn out 'you' sounding o). I got my keys, signed my rental agreement and dragged everything up to my room.

By no means is my room horrible, but ...

Isfestivalen

A travel blog entry by latte_lover

58

... It was quite busy, but we were able to get a seat in one of the back rooms. The cafe also had cakes, pastries, lunch items and a full drink menu. We chatted while enjoying the atmosphere and our respective treats. Then we walked to explore one of the gallerians (malls) in the city center. We were only in one for about 20 minutes before when headed back to catch the bus home. Overall it was a great day, and I am excited to go back to see the city in the spring or summer. ...

Surviving an Academic Conference on Marxism.

A travel blog entry by krosell

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... The gasque needed to be simplified, but it was actually really hard, andnot very well organized. Those of us who knew what to do tried to help, but when it came to a horribly long German song, that not even the Germans knew, we gave up on the singing. I just started the applause since by the second verse everyone had stopped because it was just too painful to continue this song.

The end of the gasque finished with the playing of ‘The ...

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