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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
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- Swimming pool
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... was the yeast-based baked goods. A standard morning/afternoon tea (or "fika") in Sweden usually includes some kind of delicious cinnamon roll or cardamom bun or vanilla sugar custard bun-ball thing or some such yumness, often homemade. So we spent the day baking. I think Pete was pretty bored by the process, but he knew full well that the end product would be worth it, so he diligently carried out all assigned tasks.
We also made lunch out of a falukorv (giant ...
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.
So today is a lazy day after our adventures yesterday. Breakfast was yummy - the usual bread, ham cheese fruit yoghurt etc but plenty of it. Then we went to have a look around gavle town. Interestingly north sweden first town with some interesting architecture dating back to 1600s. The church was particularly ornate. Still boiling hot around 28 degrees so still roasting while riding around. Forgot to mention everyone in gavle seems to love American muscle cars ...
... 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 ...