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- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
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... br> Later we had a lunch sponsored by DIS and then walked to a municipality building and had the most boring lecture on I have no idea what. I think my eyes were glazing over from just the first 10 minutes.
Wednesday- Day Off! (aka gym)
Thursday- We left bright and early to drive to Malmö, Sweden for the second half of Core Course Week. Our first stop was of course a Swedish mosque, where the presenter spoke Swedish while our teacher ...
... br> Finally, her shiny new car was driven into an adjacent "delivery hall" where a patient young woman explained all the details about the car, including some impressive high-tech goodies.
The car can somehow sense speed limit signs, show that current limit in the main speedometer display area, and then beep angrily if you exceed that limit. Luckily you can turn off the beeping. We saw this feature in action in a Volvo cab that took us to the airport ...
... did not disappoint! Gothenburg is full of cute cafes and restuaurants so it was difficult to choose one when we were hungry. I think breakfast may be the more important meal in Sweden because we noticed that numerous places offered breakfast or bruch buffets everyday and for most of the morning. After walking by the windows of some cafes and seeing enormous cinnamon rolls (I had no idea they are a Swedish delicassy!), pastries, and fruits, we knew we had to try ...
... of luck.
We were able to do it all with the help of a very kind clerk and there were not the usual long lines and even longer waits one experiences in Stockholm. So a major part of our reason to come to Sweden has now been done!
Now off to Stockholm for some fun! We are using some of our Marriott points to stay at the Courtyard Inn which is next door to Lars' sister Lotta's apartment. We will be able to see her but not be underfoot. ...
... and dads with kids, everyone uses their bikes. And traffic revolves around the cyclists. When we arrived in here in Gothenberg, we took off down the main boulevard outside the train station and rode directly into an oncoming line of San Francisco style rail cars. Horns honking, bells ringing, flabbergasted conductors waving frantically and cursing in SwedishWe just assumed we were on the bike way and that we had the right of way. ...