BEST WESTERN Hotel Carlia
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... And it seems a bit strange to see someone of her years to be as adept and almost as glued to her iPad as Froya is to her phone....
I always feel quite awkward when I'm here with friends and family because everyone tries so hard to speak English just for me, and I always feel as if I'm being such an imposition on them.
It's also hard work sometimes because they begin by speaking English, so I can understand, and then halfway through the ...
... mainland meant that it was basically downwind sailing initially and as such, very pleasant. Speaking of pleasant, we were very taken indeed with the scenery, with forest coming right down to the water’s edge and houses tucked away in unlikely places. The contrast between the bare rocky islands, just a few miles to the west, was very striking.
At Vindön there is a bridge joining Orust to the mainland, a high bridge so no problems there. However, of ...
Well we enjoyed our summer's day. This morning the clouds were back, so that the fjord looked strangely threatening, but beautiful nevertheless.
We only had a few miles to go, 5 to be precise, our next location was the original home of Najad Yachts, the small town of Henån. By 11:00 we were safely in the harbour, with 0.1m under the keel ! We were at the outermost berths so Lord knows what the depths were further in.
The town doesn’t have much, apart ...
... just how aromatic the air was. It was lovely, with the smell of honeysuckle and roses predominating. At the top of the hill, amongst the trees, we found the standing stones. They weren’t much, in all honesty. As I said earlier, it was their situation that is most remarkable. Equally remarkable was that I found a tick on my hand! Only a tiny one and it had only just arrived so it was sent off again before it could start to burrow into my skin. There must be zillions of the ...
... the miles off, 5 and 6 in the hour. Later, the wind picked up and relative to our direction, it became closer to the nose, which means that speeds tend to fall. However, the increased strength of the wind compensated and we regularly hit speeds of 7.5 knots. The wind by now was hitting the top end of a F5 and as such, we were over-canvassed and we had to reef the genoa to prevent or reduce at least, weather helm ( the tendency for the boat to try to head ...