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We're in Kalmar for a few days, en route to Trelleborg where we'll get the ferry to Rostock in Germany. Kalmar has been a delightful surprise, a lovely town with it's greatest claim to fame being Kalmar Castle, which has been around in some shape or form since 1180. In 1397 the Kalmar Union was signed inside the castle, the Union was the first formal agreement between, Denmark, Norway and Sweden. It was initiated by Queen Margaret whose intention was to ...
... to see whether any one person could carry most of the blame but no such victim was found. Historians now believe that it was a general lack of professionalism that was at the core of the problem.
The Kronan was rediscovered in 1980 by the talented wreck-finder Anders Franzén of Vasa fame (the flagship that sank off Stockholm on her maiden voyage and was salvaged, in its entirety, thanks to Franzén’s efforts) and she has been systematically excavated by teams ...
... were invited over at 18:15 for drinks and had the pleasure of meeting their daughter Alex and their friends Kit & Kathy. We spent a pleasant 90 minutes or so swapping notes and learned that the Halliwells have sold Freya to a friend, done a sort of boat swap for a Nimbus 32, which they will keep near St Malo in France, close to their new holiday home they have acquired there. We wish them well with this new phase in their lives, I’m sure they will enjoy ...
... 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, ...
Other places to stay in Borgholm
Villagatan 4, Borgholm | 3 star hotelfrom $176
Landsvagen Halltorp 105, Borgholm | 3 star hotelfrom $225
Tradgardsgatan 15, Borgholm | Hotelfrom $202
Borgholm | 4 star hotelfrom $179
Guntorpsgatan, Borgholm | Hotelfrom $208
Slottsgatan 30, Borgholm | Hotelfrom $93