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... and was served from 6.30pm. At 6.30 just as John had sat down in our room with a drink we heard a bell ring and Vicki said we'd better go or we might miss dinner. The ring was the railway crossing just down the road! But the dining room was crowded. Dinner was buffet, chicken soup or chicken and pasta salad, hey it was included! After dinner we strolled across the railway line and into town, very nice, cobbles, shops and lots of places to eat, but we were happy with ...
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 ...
A word on forecasts. For the yachties, there are a multiplicity of choices available today, largely thanks to the internet. There is everything available from raw observational data from weather stations and buoys through to predictions made by computer models and presented graphically to the same models taken and interpreted by professional meteorologists. Given all this choice there is almost bound to be some discrepancies but what we have found, in common ...
Even though the forecast was for unfavourable, northerly winds, we nevertheless decided that it was time to move on and we had the engine on and were away by 09:00, destination Borgholm on the island of Íland, 25 miles away. It was warm, bright and sunny and with little wind but this soon changed to a fresh F3/4 from the NNE. As we only had a shortish distance to go and all day to do it in and as Jeff & Greta would like to sail (after all that's why ...