Travel Blogs from Taby
... but they weren’t connected and when I called the telephone number provided, it was explained to me that they’d suffered a break-in and the replacement machines had yet to be wired in! I was all set for trying another harbour when the clouds darkened and the promised rain started. That and the fact that they had a decent internet here persuaded me to stay and as it transpired, I’m pleased we did.
The rain that helped persuade me to stay ...
What another beautiful day! The weather is so nice warm blue skies. We got up early even though the hop on hop off bus doesn't start until 10am. Lucky for us the buses started early so off we went. First stop vasa museum. However it doesn't open until 10am. So we walked around the harbours edge. Beautiful day for some walking. Lots of locals out and about early too must be cause the ...
... By this time, we were halfway through our plates when Sven joined us and we excitedly explained our happy find. His shock was visible when the vendor offered him some wine and a refill for Bill and me.
The series of events that transpired after the market led us on a spontaneous journey to an ice skating rink where Basshunter was playing through the venue's speakers (I am not making this up, Liz) and Bill was able to capture an incredible time-lapse. We proceeded to pass ...
... back to the harbour and for the first time made it out to the water. We took a hop on hope off boat to the Nybroplan - on of the islands of Stockholm. The city of Stockholm is made up of 14 islands. This was one if the more affluent areas. We stopped to relax and then worked our way back following a walking tour. We all went back to the hotel to freshen up and then went to dinner in an area of Stockholm that is compared to ...
... keeping at the time, at least 30 people died in the disaster.
Attempts were made into 1629 to raise the ship, but the Vasa could not be recovered. Between 1633 and 1635 most of the ship's bronze cannons were salvaged by divers working from a diving bell. As the years passed authorities lost track of the boat's resting place and its tragic tale fell into obscurity. It wasn't until 1956 when a core sampler ...
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