Travel Blogs from Klintehamn
... was closed because it was now 'off season'! In Sweden (& especially on Gotland) 'on season' is just 4-5 weeks mid summer in July! Dinner was also a challenge; all restaurants were closed for the off season so we got some ingredients from the corner store for some home made pasta in our tiny cabin kitchen.
Friday morning we were up early ready for more geocaching on ...
... We walked the winding cobbled streets, browsing some shops, and exploring the countless ruined churches and buildings of Visby. The most significant monuments being the Cathedral of Marie Lucia and ruined St Nicholas church.
I managed to still really enjoy the day, despite feeling terrible. The sun was welcome and I loved the medieval buildings. Tourists aside, this was definitely the quietest town we had ...
... and Swedish Meatballs for main course. Janssons (pronounced Yonson's) Frestelse means Jansson's Temptation and it's a potato bake thing with sardines in it to make it salty (we made an unfishy one for me) and breadcrumbs on top. The meatballs were very simiar to the meat paddies dad makes for barbies in Aus with beef mince, egg and onion. I made a pavlova for dessert which went down a treat. In fact Emelie said ''I think this may ...
Last week we had the enormous and fantastical pleasure and privilege of staying in a little cabin by the sea for our holidays. It belongs to a couple in the church and they said we could use it for FREE for the week and even drove us there to show us the shops and how to work the place and what not. It was a gorgeous little place and the best bit was that it was in a completely deserted park right near the ''beach'' (haha) and was quiet and warm and cosy ...
... Anki told us that a couple in the church have a place that she uses sometimes and that they might let us use i for the week. We are heading off there in about an hour and staying there til next sunday! Yay!
Well that's about it for now,
PS the internet is getting changed to another provider so for the next 4 weeks or so we will be online less often than we have been. Hope you don't miss us too much!
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed