Travel Blogs from Borgholm
... 8221; – an ovoid of short standing stones with taller stones at both ends symbolizing bow and stern. This would have been laid down around the year 1000 – after Christianity made the flaming send-offs no longer acceptable. The burial ground extended
more than a quarter mile along the road and, combined with the cool wind/cloudy day, very atmospheric.
We continued along the road, noticing the frequent signs saying “LOPPIS” ...
... a glass baptismal font, a sculpted metal lectern and a new gold alter towards the front of the sanctuary and the original carved one still at the back underneath the enormous alter wall decorations. Along the walls there were funeral coats of arms from the Middle Ages, which had been brought from the old church.
We left Kalmar and drove towards home. Stopped off to visit Ulf's father in the hospital again and then continued on stopping off at ...
... The facility is also about to open a new museum to house the many artefacts found there and to tell its story. Part of the entry and as part of the estate we also visited Solliden Palace - the summer residence of Sweden's current royal family. (There has been a big event for the Royal Family this week which we watched on TV the night before last - the Baptism of the King's baby granddaughter. His younger daughter is married to an American and lives in New York, but they brought ...
... main wall is in the process of being restored and signs and reconstructed dwellings inside show how it was used at different times in it's history. The museum was still closed as it doesn't officially open until the end of next week, but there had been a school group visiting today so we were able to have a look around too. Very interesting.
Back on the road we were driving along a vast UNESCO Heritage ...
... all CW did was accelerate and lean away from the wind until weather helm got to much and she started to round up into the wind but then the gust passed and that was it. However, being a cautious sort, I decided to furl the genoa and use the much smaller staysail which is a strong wind option, but in the now lighter wind again, it didn’t give us enough power so we finally settled on a reefed main and genoa, as we headed out of the shelter of ...
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Slottsgatan 30, Borgholm | Hotelfrom $93