Scandic Hotel Opalen
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We loved doing the local ferry trips yesterday so decided to continue using them again but this time, explore the many islands that make up the inhabited areas of the Southern Archipelago. It has also been nice not having lots of tourists scrambling around and being with mostly locals going about their normal business.
We took a tram to the West Gothenburg Ferry Terminal at Saltholmen then hopped on ...
... driver didn’t know the area and got lost. That meant the drive that should of taken 30 minutes took over an hour. It didn’t help that a couple who had Google maps on their phone were talking quiet loudly saying all the time that he is going the wrong way. After quite a while Geoff had had enough and told them to keep their comments to themselves. They did for the most part and one took his map up to help the driver. While I agree ...
... It was my last day in Sweden so we tried to get the ferry to the nearby islands. However, at the ferry port we realised it'd be a half hour wait and I was slightly apprehensive about my impending flight so we headed back into the centre on the tram and went for Sushi which amazingly is very bizarrely cheap! We strolled around until it was time for me to go and collect my bags. Getting to the bus I'd booked was a very close shave and I only just made it! Farewell Sweden! Tack ...
... while he was chopping up samples and he told me he has been working for them for 3 years and they travel around Scandinavia and I suppose Finland (refer above if you have forgotten!) and do stalls. Especially at Christmas. I then asked him if they need any staff - so wrote a quick note to John (the owner) and told him I would be willing and able, etc etc and gave my email address. So you never know.
I have decided I need to work for a few months after cousin David leaves me in ...
... castle. We knew it was closed but were crossing our fingers we would still be able to drive up to it. We didn't see any gates so up we drove. The groundskeepers were out and gave us the stink eye when we pulled up next to them. Then we realized that the big red sign with a car and "X" through it meant we probably shouldn't have been driving there. Oopsies. No harm done. And we got to see the cool castle place. It was also on the coast so it was ...