Travel Blogs from Sundsvall
... and back in the library, nice and warm after the frigid air outside (!) , I spent an unsuccessful hour messing about trying to get VPN’s working so in disgust, I eventually gave up. During this time however, we’d decided that it might be an idea to get the tourist office to call the bridge-opening people to have them open for us tomorrow, which they kindly did, our opening time set for 09:00 ...
... that good things come in small packages and it wasn't long before the wind subsided, slowing us down to 4 or 5 knots. However, at these speeds we could at least make Sundsvall but it was probably too far to Härnösand. With this in mind, we decided to enjoy the day, despite the ever-declining wind. There were no other boats in sight (not unusual), with the exception of a Dutch ketch called Jonas who was travelling in a similar direction, albeit under engine. It was quite ...
We planned a 50 mile trip today and in the normal order of things we would have set off quite early. However, the facilities here had a timelock on them, being closed from 23:00 to 07:00. Our morning ablutions then couldn't start until after 07:00 and in fact, in my case it was much later as I chatted to the 3 friendly Swedish gentlemen who were having coffee in the kitchen area of the facilities. It’s very welcoming and civilized ...
... full meal of cakes and goodies. We almost rolled out of there but it was so yum.
It was a quite night tonight because Mike and Sabenna had work.
Monday 26 May - We slept in then head down and caught the bus into Sundval. Had to pay credit card on the bus because they didn't take cash, weird. We met Sabenna for lunch then wondered around to the train station. We thought our homeward journey was going to be so nice and easy, but no!!!!! Again Train issues. We ended ...
... on us and the lamb was cooked perfectly.
The boys had Ice Hockey training today. We went down and watched them, really made me wish that I could have done it while I was growing up it looks like so much fun. Later that day we got to try it out. We borrowed some skates and went down to the local rink, all I can say is that it is not as easy as the kids make it look. While I know how to skate, trying to get the puck and keep it is another ...
Other places to stay in Sundsvall
Strandgatan 10 , Sundsvall | 4 star hotelfrom $128
Vardshusbacken 6 , Sundsvall | 3 star hotelfrom $146
Tradgardsgatan 31, Sundsvall | 3 star hotelfrom $138
Storgatan 13, Sundsvall | 4 star hotelfrom $136
Sjogatan 5, Sundsvall | 3 star hotelfrom $140
Sjoegatan 5, Sundsvall | Hotelfrom $155
Nybrogatan 13, Sundsvall | 3 star hotelfrom $162