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 ...
... looked like it had been there all winter!) and also gave us the code to the toilets etc, housed in the ground floor of the large covered swimming pool nearby.
By now it was well past beer o’clock so we settled in the cockpit, enjoying the sun and the shelter it afforded from the wind. The view to the south was lovely, it really is a nice place to stay and stay we will, as tomorrow the forecast is for strongish northerlies and some rain and low, low temperatures. ...
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 ...
... 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 ...
... a drive on the island, toe dip in Swedish seas, a banging cheese fondu, walks through town and an evening at new tapas bar which was full of life. All in all three nights full of laughter, chats and giggles. Best of all they are set to move to Australia in six weeks so we shall look forward to more frequent get togethers in the ...
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