BEST WESTERN Hotel Botnia

Obbolavagen 125, Umeå, Västerbotten, Lapland, 904 22, Sweden | Hotel
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The first blog

A travel blog entry by thho46

This is my first blog ever. It is about a birdwartching journey to Malysia, Sulawesi, Halmahera and New Guinea. It started quite a long time ago. I never start my preparations early enough. I also get very stressed just before going. This trip needs two specal preparations: there is no accessible bird guide for the area. So I have to make one. English is not very useful in Indonesia people say. So I have to learn a new language - bahasa Indonesia. ...

Cool Runnings

A travel blog entry by matt81

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It snowed last night here in the land of Modo, that's Sweden’s elite hockey club, where the Sedin sisters once played. This morning I awoke at the bright hour of 9:15am and decided that it was time for some exercise. Now, it snowed last night here, and the night before that it was frigidly cold as I walked around town after dark, looking in vain for an open hostel (Swedish hostels typically close their receptions around 4pm making ...

Nice and Cold

A travel blog entry by matt81

Uppsala was such a great town. I stayed there a week and loved the student atmosphere; I seriously considered applying for school, but I think I missed the boat by two years as North Americans now have to pay huge tuition fees ($20k per year) to attend. Prior to this tuition was free for internationals.

I spoke with a PHd engineering student at Uppsala university and toured their tidal and wave energy department. They had some pretty impressive ...

Visiting the Au Pair!

A travel blog entry by krosell

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... a while to figure out exactly which old piece of wood was the prized ski, but in the back in a display case we found it. Apparently the ski had been lost in a bog and the bog had preserved the ski making it close to two thousand years old. That was pretty cool.

The museum that we were at was located next to an outdoor museum where we could see traditional dwellings of the indigenous inhabitants of northern Sweden. We had fun looking around the town, but as ...

Dagligvaror, nya vänner och björnar - Aj min!

A travel blog entry by smikneus

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Has it already been 7 days in Umea? I cannot believe it. I must confess, I have spent a majority of this past week catching up on lost sleep and getting unpacked. Horribly unexciting tasks - definitely not considered "blog-worthy." But here's a taste of what IS:

I finally got a chance to get some grocery shopping done - and acquired a pillow, which really didn't make a difference, since I could barely notice ...

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This hotel is located on Obbolavagen 125, Umeň.
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