Landvetter Airport Hotel
Travel Blogs from Gothenburg
... used to be an old pig sty!!
Drinking in all the beautiful surrounds of Knivholt in the warm afternoon sun-I reflected further the wonderful community spirit of the Danes providing such amazing facilities and the lack of anti-social behaviour and vandalism present in this country, allowing the kitchen and eating facilities to kept open, unmanned around the clock!! Honesty and respect is obviously just ingrained into their DNA. At the children's ...
... s canals.
From there we walked along the canal-side park to the old part of Gothenburg, Haga. This area has old timber buildings and cobblestone streets. Again, we were there before much of anything was open, but it is a quaint area.
Near Haga we walked up a very steep hill to the Skansen Kronen, a fort that was started in the late 1600s. The fort is an octagonal building of ...
... up on how her year abroad was going so far. Bizarrely here, pubs open till 3am but off-licences close for the weekend on Saturday afternoon. Later we headed back to Pru's student accommodation - very impressive, it's essentially a rather luxurious apartment. The next day Pru had a uni presentation to prepare for so I joined her for an hour in her student cafe. It's quite difficult to get over the increase in price here, a can of Coke is about £2 just from a shop! Worse ...
... Well, stairs, hmmm. But I tell you, once I got to the top I recovered a lot quicker had I attempted to do the same a few months ago. Quite proud (again). The Masthugget Church wasn't incredibly wonderful (sorry all Swedes) but the view from the top - spectacular.
Then on to the next - Oscar Fredrik Church. Very pretty.
Then on to Skansen Kronan Fort - not more stairs, hmmm maybe tomorrow.
Then to Haga Church.
Then my MECCA Church - and of course I got a ...
... remote. I am a direct descendant (9 generations back) of Col. John Fendall (1672-1734) who was born in Charles Co., Maryland, the son of Gov. Josias Fendall (ca. 1628-1687), who was the Governor of Maryland, and first to arrive in America from England. John married Elizabeth (Hanson) Marshall (1671-1735), who was the daughter of Randall Hanson (1630-1699), who immigrated from Sweden to New Sweden (now Delaware) and eventually settled in Maryland. Well, ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center