Travel Blogs from Borgholm
There are days that just seem to go right. And today is one of those days! If you read yesterday's post you know that we made a quick decision to stay a second night at our hidden hotel in oskarshamn on the Swedish coast. We woke up today to yet another amazing Scandinavian hotel breakfast (rosehip juice? Check. Swedish pancakes and strawberry jam? Check) and then it was off to kalmar to see one of the ...
We tried to leave as much of the trip open ended when we were first planning... It's hard to know what you want to do and we didn't want to be trapped somewhere if we didn't like it. That being said, we booked our stays up until Stockholm before we left Canada. We know that we have to be at the airport in Copenhagen by August 17... So this was going to be our "winging it" week. We wanted to see a castle in a place called kalmar which google maps put at 6 ...
... was downstairs in the wine cellar/storage room area - now a restaurant. We had preordered, Jean had the pork, I had the salmon. We sat with Nancy & Bruce, a lovely couple, both retired. He plays in a jazz quartet, so Jean and he talked shop for most of the evening. And Nancy does designing of ceramic tiles etc., plus she does genealogy, so she and I talked shop. She belongs to DAR, and has had her DNA done. Over all a good dinner and god ...
Today was going to be a r&r day, just a few chores and some shopping. It was also, in truth for the first time this summer, genuinely warm and sunny. We've had sunny days aplenty but they have always had an edgy cold breeze associated with them but today was more like the 'normal’ Baltic summer weather, warm and balmy.
We did our washing, I cleaned and put the bikes away (not ...
... that sailing would not be an option for him so he set off motor-sailing. We, being made of sterner stuff, decided to sail –actually for sterner stuff read more naiive as after one hour’s sailing effort in the F4 winds we were precisely 1.3 miles further south ie towards Kalmar. So we used the engine with a full main and the stay’sl and in this way we were making 4 miles or so southwards in every hour, arriving a good hour after Odile ...
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