Scandic Grand Central
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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My first day in Stockholm was cold because Sweden is in the north. It took about 15 minutes to get from the airport to the Scandic Hotel Grand Central. As I settled in my hotel I felt a little bit hungry. I decided to eat at Den Gyldene Freden . After I ate I went back to my hotel.
... back to the Palace for a tour of the Royal Apartments at 2PM. Unfortunately that didn’t transpire since a thunderstorm decided it had priority over our plans. Heavy rain and lightning doused the area for about 2 hours. As it was clearing I decided to make a quick run to the train station (30 minute walk each way) to get Judy her souvenir Starbucks cup from Stockholm. The weather cleared and we continued our exploration of the Gamla Stan. We visited ...
... what we did.
The ship docked at the Frihamne pier, some way from the city centre. Our original plan was to take a taxi into the city again, then do a hop on hop off boat cruise that operates around the harbor. But upon disembarking we decided to check out the two hop on hop off bus/boat companies operating in competition with each other and offering bus tours right from the ship. We only wanted to see if we could buy our boat tickets there, but in ...
... of attending and soaking in sports events, I have attended two stage performances in four days. On Tuesday night, Jessie had bought us tickets to see Matilda the stage show. I am a huge fan of pretty much everything Roald Dahl, having read all of the greats when I was younger. I even hijacked the reading program for two weeks in a Year 3 class last term because I hadn't read one in a while, and we read together and completed all of our work on ...
... Uppsala which is very impressive, plus the System Bolaget the state run bottleshop, where we got some wine and beer to take with us.
The house is in a gorgeous area of forest, with groundcover of heather, blueberries, lingonberries and lichen...overlooking the Baltic sea. Ulf and Suvy, Sus's parents make us feel very welcome, and we take a walk, have dinner of pea soup with punsch...and settle in for some games ...