Travel Blogs from Gothenburg
... to the city, and cycled a very hilly route in the extreme humidity and arrived sweating profusely at the Reception counter, to enquire if I could use their laundry. They happily obliged and I got our washing done for $10. I cycled back to the city on the designated "flat" cycling route, narrowly missing getting completely drenched by the afternoon thunderstorms.
One more rest day today before we head onwards and upwards the west coast of Sweden.
Today we spent the morning in Gothenburg, Sweden. It is on the west coast of Sweden and is the 2nd largest city in the country. We decided to walk around the city and see what we found.
We started out the morning early — before shops or sites were open — at a rose garden. They had a variety of flowerbed and it is situated along one of the ...
... but we got to enjoy viewing five others from the ferry. Since the islands are too small for cars, I thought it was funny that the locals drive motorbikes with seats similar to what you see in a stroller and some had crate-like open trunks (pictures attached). I can only imagine how beautiful the islands must be in the summer when the locals are out and everything is open for tourists to enjoy! As most of you know, I LOVE food so I am happy to report ...
... of Sweden (you can't get anymore than 3.5% alc content in the supermarkets) and bought myself some red and white wine. Worked out about $12/L which is cheap for Finland and Scandinavia - although I'm told, "Norwegians go to Sweden, Swedes go to Denmark and the Danes go to Germany" to get their alcohol - so who knows what Denmark will bring.
Well if I survive my meal and some wines, I may go out again tomorrow - if all else fails, I'll be back to see Richard at 4pm on Friday! Can't wait...
... that links the east and west coasts of Sweden, from Gothenberg in the west to Stockholm in the east. But first we had to find the campground which was a struggle. A week of biking around Copenhagen (on rented bikes) spoiled us rotten in terms of bike ways and traffic. Denmark is really built for bike traffic. The lanes are clearly marked, bicycles definitely have the right of way, and everyone travels by bike. Old men, young ...
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