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Driving through torrential rain we decided to find somewhere to free camp and selected quiet village ski car park, 400m down a narrow gravel track. Perfect we thought until the first of the committee party goers arrived to celebrate the building of their Piste basher's hut!! Thankfully we couldn't hear them for the rain hitting the roof. We even managed to watch the FA Cup final on the German satellite.
... surrounding village looked like it was an affluent area with lots of red painted wooden houses with terraces set around a lovely lake with a fountain. It really was too hot to do anything else so we headed back to the digs and I am currently sat in the garden with a coffee. Off out tonight to a local hostelry for a beer (only £4 a pint) and some food. All in all a quiet day. Another big riding day tomorrow I believe so early night for me later Catch you all ...
... of other bikes - managing to avoid the cyclist who cut up us on the metal ramp getting on the ferry. Was a scary moment on a wet metal ramp going into the ferry. Trine packed us up some sandwiches and Danish pastries so we found a picnic bench on the boat and enjoyed brunch. From nowhere a couple with dog appeared and sat with us. Guess who the German couple worked for - yep Vodafone - he was at ...
Well, we slept OK on this old piece of road and no disturbances except for the light - it hardly went dark at all this far North. So light in fact we are up at 0430 and after a coffee en route by 0515 so now we feel we have been driving for ages, and of course we have. Not sure where we are heading today except towards Umea and we will try to find a nicer overnight stop when we are too tired to continue. Well, 1700 hours local time and we are in a ...
... I DIDN'T KNOW SWEDEN HAD AN ARCHIPELAGO (for you dingbats: An archipelago (i/ɑrkɨˈpɛlə 609;oʊ/ ark-i-pel-ə-goh), sometimes called an island group, is a chain or cluster of islands.) ! In fact I feel so stupid for not knowing this as this is a big part of Sweden. Everyone who's anyone and anyone who's everyone, uses these as a summer escape (dating right back to the 1800s) some have summer houses, tents and some ...