Hotell Pilen

Pilgatan 5 , Umeå, Västerbotten, Lapland, s-903 31, Sweden | Hotel
Prices starting from $118.00

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A Change of Plan

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10


... of days of 8░C!! It seems that this year we are not going to get the 'normal’ weather, of calm, warm, settled conditions coming from Russia and the steppes.

Our immediate neighbours here, the ones with the lovely staffie called Angus, interestingly are connected to the boatyard operation in Umeň, and they tell me that they would have to hire a crane in to lift us, their own is too small. Moreover, they don’t have charts for sale so ...

A sad day

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10


... tatty affair at the northern end of the island (see photo) – we were glad that we hadn’t ended up there!

Later that evening, we finally had cause to break into Julie’s stores and had an M&S Beef Rendang from a tin and good old M&S, It was very tasty. Later again we watched the latest Wallander episode, nice and warm thanks to the blow heater, the sound of which didn’t quite drown out the noise of the rain and wind howling ...

Nice and Cold

A travel blog entry by matt81

... meaning the possibility of fish or marine mammal strikes are low. Marine environmental programs are currently in effect and are monitoring the turbines' environmental performance further. The company, Marine Current Turbines, based in Bristol, England, is the first in the world to implement large scale (each of their generators produces roughly 1.2Mw of energy, enough to power 1000 homes) generation facilities. The turbines are also able to be easily ...

Visiting the Au Pair!

A travel blog entry by krosell


The beginning of November brought me my only 4 day weekend of this semester. I took this limited opportunity to go and visit my friend Jessica. Jessica and I had studied abroad together in 2009-2010. She had graduated at the end of that year abroad, but I had another year to go. Jessica really enjoyed our year in Sweden and was looking for an opportunity to come back. Because of the recession she was, like many others of my generation, fresh out of college and in want of ...

"Är du tjej från Texas?"

A travel blog entry by smikneus


Before arriving in Sweden, I had the idea that I was somehow moving to an alien planet. Everything would be different in Sweden. Animals would talk, trees grew upside down, people would speak in a strange language that would sometimes make me giggle. Fortunately, I was only 1/3 correct. Umeň has deemed itself a fairly normal place to live (as far as I can tell), but at the same time, more than anything I could have dreamed for myself.

I don't know how ...

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