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... had driven them off in the early hours of the morning-poor things!!
We continued on, reaching the intersection to continue a 12 km one way trip to Skagen, the northennmost township of Denmark. We had read it was an extremely popular tourist destination getting some 2 million visitors annually and judging from the steady stream of traffic heading north, this sunny Sunday, the little township would have been busting at the seams. We decided against taking ...
... s canals.
From there we walked along the canal-side park to the old part of Gothenburg, Haga. This area has old timber buildings and cobblestone streets. Again, we were there before much of anything was open, but it is a quaint area.
Near Haga we walked up a very steep hill to the Skansen Kronen, a fort that was started in the late 1600s. The fort is an octagonal building of ...
... his well-developed appreciation of all modern art genres, was able to sum the exhibition up with "I don't get it") and had a bit of lunch before some more walking. A Thai restaurant for dinner then crash at the hotel.
Today Peta drove us back to Gothenburg. About 500 k in a nice new Volvo (Hey, we're in Sweden) that she borrowed from a friend. Comfortable and easy to fall asleep in if you occupy the back ...
... photoshooting, using Svenska-Engelska vocabulary and even biking! Everyone would. But that's not the story I will tell you about. When we were at home just about to leave to Erik's summer place, Erik told me not to take my swimming clothes as I wouldn't need those. I think I was more Estonian at the moment so that I couldn't figure out that it was nothing but a joke. Stupid me again, I know. The sense of humour came back to me only on a ferry carrying us from GBG ...
The trip took about 2.5 hours and we arrived in Frederikshavn to catch our ferry boat to Sweden. At 2pm, the large ferry, named the Stena Danica took off on a 3 hour trip through the Kattegat. This is a sea that is looked on as either a bay of the Baltic Sea, or a bay of the North Sea depending upon who you ask. The boat had a casino area, a games room for the young (or at least young at heart), a duty free shop, a large buffet and several ...
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Friendly staff, clean room, reasonable price and nice area of the city.
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