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We're in Kalmar for a few days, en route to Trelleborg where we'll get the ferry to Rostock in Germany. Kalmar has been a delightful surprise, a lovely town with it's greatest claim to fame being Kalmar Castle, which has been around in some shape or form since 1180. In 1397 the Kalmar Union was signed inside the castle, the Union was the first formal agreement between, Denmark, Norway and Sweden. It was initiated by Queen Margaret whose intention was to ...
There were no surprises, it was a cool, windy morning and my naiive hopes that the forecasters had got it wrong were dashed – they were on the money. So there was nothing for it other than find things to do.
After coffee, we paid a visit to the KalmarCounty Museum housed in what was once Sweden's largest steam powered grain mill, specifically to see the artefacts salvaged from the ship Kronan but also to see whatever else they had on show – after all we like ...
... type terrain to Colorado terrain in as little as 25 miles while gaining in elevation just slightly.
The owner of the B and B gave us some highlights to see on the island and told us the King of Sweden was staying on the island for holiday. To think we picked this for the price and it turns out we could be having high tea with the king of ...
It was time for Helen & Dave to undertake their return journey, catching the 08:35 bus from Kalmar bus station(less than 5 minutes' walk from the boat) back to Stockholm and thence via Ryanair to Stanstead. After breakfast we walked with them to the bus stop and awaited its arrival. It had been a good week, we all (I think) enjoyed it and they are certainly welcome back again sometime in the future, should they wish to, that is!
Once they’d ...
... castle. As we had visited the castle in the company of Jeff and Greta Layton on 26th May 2012 (see blog) we’d decided that it would be a better use of our time if we did boat-stuff, cleaning, maintenance and the like. One rather worrying result of my boat maintenance was that I found that the gearbox’s oil level had dropped. There is a dipstick for the gearbox and I check the level every week to ten days and not once, in ...