Scandic Hotel Portalen
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... hefty toll with the credit card and were in Malmo.
Our detsination Eksjo is a forestry and farming service town about half way on the diagonal between Malmo and Stockholm.
As soon as we could we got off the motorway and headed up a red road, equivalent to our state highways. Soon the rolling crop lands gave way to increasing numbers of trees and lakes.
Like Finland, Sweden has 1000s of lakes of varying sizes, created during the last ice age.
By lunchtime we went ...
It's Fika Time
If there is a theme to our sabbatical it would have to be, "Slow down and enjoy life." We had a taste of this in Italy and France where long lingering meals were the norm and slow travel with no schedule or set agenda guided our plans. During our final five weeks of travel we discovered that nobody seems to have perfected the art of taking a break and enjoying life more than the Swedes! You’ve ...
... and Felcia just outside of Jonkoping in a small village called Taberg. The sun was starting to set when we arrived in Jonkoping and the views were just gorgeous.
My family first met Bo when he came to Chicago as an exchange student during college in 1985. He and my brother Roger became fast friends and our families have remained close ever since. When their oldest daughter Olivia came to Santa Barbara to attend SB City ...
We will be doing a figure 8 loop of parts of Sweden and Norway and to start we headed north towards Stockholm. It is over 600 kilometres from Malmo so we stopped for the night at Jonkoping on Lake Vattern.
Setting off from Malmo it was only a short distance to our first viewing stop, Lund, a university town with lots of green and of course lovely old buildings. ...
As we travel across Sweden on our train, it has started to snow. It is coming down sideways and is heavy at some points. We are cosy inside. I think we are the only ones excited by the glimpse of the snow out the windows... Half way to Malmo the snow is thicker and making the forests of Christmas trees look just perfect. It is exciting to see the first snow in our European holiday. The little villages along the way look cold and isolated though and I am unsure how they ...