Scandic Hotel Portalen
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... with smooth bitumen.
Before too long we turned onto a "white" road - still tarmac - and the centre line disappeared. We were in the real countryside with farmhouses, barns and implement sheds often right on the roadway which was a roller coaster ride, ducking and diving between the crests and dips.
For anybody who has watched the Rally of 1000 Lakes, the road was a bit like the stages used in Finland, although not quite as fast and sweeping. Magic. That's what you get your ...
... the saying that Americans live to work. Well, in Sweden they say that Swedes work to live and live well they do!
Nothing embodies this more than the Swedish Fika! Fika has become one of our favorite times of the day. If you are Swedish you know what I mean. For you non-Swedes out there, fika is a coffee break. It is the time of the day when you sit down and enjoy coffee and perhaps a sweet roll while chatting with ...
... years ago our families were reunited. We have been looking forward to visiting Sweden and now that we are finally here, we are so happy to spend time together again!
Coincidently, when Bo was in Chicago thirty years ago, I was studying in Jonkoping. In some ways it feels like yesterday and in other ways it feels like a lifetime ago. It was my junior year in college and I went on a seven month exchange program to Södra ...
... a place that has more cars than its roads can cope with. It was a little chaotic getting to our hostel, as the GPS could not find it. There were road works too, and bus only lanes that seem to start and stop in ways that unwary travellers can find hard to escape. But we finally found it. On a cliff and out of sight. But we were home. Well, for four days anyway.
... houses warm... Don and I have had the loveliest time in the dining car where miniature bottles of Merlot and large bottles of Czech beer are sold at a very reasonable price. Again the service is amazing and the scenery and setting from another world...loving this train travel across Europe already. Even the toilets are better than any airplane toilet...that's another story! Awaiting our stop for Malmo soon. The whole of Sweden is just a revisit of the Ikea catalogue ...