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I never thought I'd say this, but the best meal I have had so far on this trip was a bacon and chicken burger from MaxBurger at the Stockholm airport. Don't judge me - it...was...delicious...
We left Amsterdam on a late (cheap!) flight and arrived in Stockholm in the early hours, hungry and hazy, with a couple of hours on a couple of trains to Emelie's town of Gävle ahead of us.
Once we found our bags we walked a loooooong way to find an atm to get some Kronor and ...
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.
... we peeked into a workshop and found a v8 6.1 litre dodge challenger with 24 inch wheels and twin turbo - outrageous but great fun. Oh these crazy swedes Found a beautiful lake which led into the sea to relax by, trouble was it was 5 km on a gravel road. The boys enjoyed it so much we went off roading for about 20 km so we were riding in the forest on gravel roads. I now know why the swedes are so good at Rallying - all the roads apart from the main ones ...
Today was always going to be a long one with about 300 miles and a 3 and a half hour ferry crossing so we rose early 5 am actually and were ready to leave for 6 ish to head over to fredrickhavn to catch the ferry to Gutenberg (pronounced gothenberg) in sweden. At 6am in Denmark today it was 17 degrees and we were in full bike gear - it was going to be a hot day. We arrived just in time to get on the ferry with ...
... spot, more like a lay-by, 20 metres from the E4 which is full of traffic. Some picnic spots or motorway service areas charge for an overnight spot often up to 300 SEK and they are not the best! This place is OK, other folk are here but also noisy though free. All the facilities a motorhomers needs are available though. A long day with 12 hours on the road, except for stops of course, but what one would expect when heading up to the edge of the Arctic ...