Travel Blogs from Sundsvall
... then to our hotel in Timra just north. The hotel is a grand old house 200 years old with very elegant public rooms downstairs and bedrooms upstairs. A communal kitchen which was used by many for dinner preparation including ourselves after purchasing ham, cheese, tomato and bread from the nearby supermarket. We sat In the dining room by candlelight with a bottle of wine and had a ...
Day 16: We are nearing the end of the trip and we couldn't come this far and miss showing my parents the town I went to school in. I studied abroad in the Fall of 2006 in Sundsvall, Sweden so we took the train up for the day so I could show them the town, the school and the apartments that I lived in. ...
Not a bad day to stay firmly tied to the shore, this, given the date! We'd slept very well and enjoyed the brand new showers in the swimming pool building. Again, they’d provided washing machines, cookers, fridges etc, all virtually unused. Moreover, so far it was all free, as there had been no sign of the harbourmaster, we would try and contact him again later in the day.
As there was a washing ...
... tortoise & hare stuff, when the wind picked up we scooted along and narrowed the gap, gaining all the time but the wind was fickle, with regular shifts of >120° so there was no way we would ever overtake, especially as the wind would then abate and the gap widened again.
During all this activity we had one piece of excitement in a white tailed eagle flying across our bows and away to the mainland. Julie had a go at photographing it, quite a challenge in ...
... at out change of trains for an hour and a half and we were worried that we might miss our flight home. Thankfully the train turned up and we were there in plenty of time. There was even more drama when we finally got back to Clapham, because we had such a late flight there were no tubes running so and then we realised that we didn't have any credit on our oyster cards so we couldn't get the bus and it took ages so finallygot a taxi to get home at like 1am, such a long day!!!!!
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