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... alliance to protect them against Germany on their southern border. The Union was dissolved in 1523 by King Vasa, who also transformed the castle from a fortress into a palace. Like so many castles we have visited, most of this castle has been beautifully restored and furnished with period furniture, paintings and tapestries.
After visiting the castle we walked for a few hours along the waterfront and came across a great beach area with a ...
... our money’s worth!
The Kronan or Crown, suffered a terrible fate on June 1st 1676 when she tacked too quickly whilst participating in the Battle of Íland against a combined Dutch / Danish fleet, tacking too quickly in that she was carrying too much sail and capsized. This was bad enough but what really ruined everyone’s day was that her gunpowder store then exploded, blowing her bows off and breaking her in two, so that she quickly sank. Over ...
... we returned to the glassblower as today he would be actually working with glass and we wanted to watch him but we must have been too early as everything was closed. We therefore returned to the boat and set about cleaning and restoring it to a two-person occupancy ie spread ourselves into the aft cabins. We also took the opportunity to wash guest sleeping bags and towels so that they could be stored ready for next year.
That really is about it for the ...
... plug to a UK one! I was deeply impressed.
We then visited the museum, at least we got as far as the entrance but we discovered that it closed within an hour and unlike the art museum, I reckon that there would be at least an hour’s worth of things to see, so the decision was made that Julie and I would call back over the coming wind-bound days and that the remainder of the afternoon would be spent mooching about the shops (not my idea but ...
... people we have talked to, is that there are huge variations, really massive. We use the favourite amongst Swedish sailors, the Norwegian national centre, www.yr.no; the Swedish one , www.smhi.se and finally Windfinder, www.windfinder.com. All are based on the North Atlantic and European numerical forecast model for the short term and a global model for the longer term but Windfinder stops there (I believe) whereas the other two sites are interpreted. Anyway, ...
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Tradgardsgatan 15, Borgholm | Hotelfrom $202
Borgholm | 4 star hotelfrom $179
Slottsgatan 30, Borgholm | Hotelfrom $93
Guntorpsgatan, Borgholm | Hotelfrom $208