Original Sokos Hotel Kaarle
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... it was somewhat cloudy but the clouds soon disappeared, leaving us with a bright, warm day and little wind, so the engine was once again in use. Over towards Sweden we could see fog banks and we kept our fingers crossed that that particular Swedish export stayed put, which fortunately it did.
By 12:00 the wind had improved sufficiently to enable us to sail at last, albeit not that quickly under goose-winged sails. Still, it was such a pleasure to have the ...
... shore. We are NOT doing the Gota Canal on our own, we must have people with us who are capable of putting a simple loop round a peg from a distance of 4’. A certain person in not one of these!
Once safely in, and surprisingly with electricity (and still married), we had a cup of tea and set off to explore. The island, according to the tiny little museum (7’ x 7’ and which housed a stuffed specimen of the now extremely rare Baltic Seal, ...
... in itself. The bottom line was ‘we’re busy with real clients, we don’t have time for paupers’. Moreover, photos weren’t allowed either, but we were given permission to go and gawp at the three boats in their private harbour, all being worked on by drones.
All in all, quite an experience. I mean here we are in let’s face it, not the epicentre of the universe and yet within half a ...
... and the job was done, €200. He then listened to the engine, engaged the forward gear and listened again, checked the fuel filter glass bowl (you can see whether the fuel is clear here) and admitted that he was puzzled. There was nothing wrong that he could see. The only thing that I hadn't thought of, that the clutch was slipping (I hadn’t thought of it as I didn’t know there was one!!) he ruled ...
... connection but I have decided that it isn’t worth the bother getting one, we’ll rely upon the availability of public wifi.
After lunch, we borrowed the bikes again and returned to town. There we dropped our watches off in a watchmaker for a replacement strap in Julie’s case and a repair to my bracelet + a new pin in mine (trod on it!) and once done, we sought the tourist office, a shop to ...