Scandic Gavle Vast
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... we peeked into a workshop and found a v8 6.1 litre dodge challenger with 24 inch wheels and twin turbo - outrageous but great fun. Oh these crazy swedes Found a beautiful lake which led into the sea to relax by, trouble was it was 5 km on a gravel road. The boys enjoyed it so much we went off roading for about 20 km so we were riding in the forest on gravel roads. I now know why the swedes are so good at Rallying - all the roads apart from the main ones ...
Today was always going to be a long one with about 300 miles and a 3 and a half hour ferry crossing so we rose early 5 am actually and were ready to leave for 6 ish to head over to fredrickhavn to catch the ferry to Gutenberg (pronounced gothenberg) in sweden. At 6am in Denmark today it was 17 degrees and we were in full bike gear - it was going to be a hot day. We arrived just in time to get on the ferry with ...
Well, we slept OK on this old piece of road and no disturbances except for the light - it hardly went dark at all this far North. So light in fact we are up at 0430 and after a coffee en route by 0515 so now we feel we have been driving for ages, and of course we have. Not sure where we are heading today except towards Umea and we will try to find a nicer overnight stop when we are too tired to continue. Well, 1700 hours local time and we are in a ...
... the effort to get there and the cost I'm beginning to question this. Also, I realised I had only booked 15kg baggage and was stressing whilst packing my stuff. So I left my moisturiser and shampoo and then I got to the airport and it was like 13 kg! Light as !! And everything was a breeze. I think a harsh contrast between Paris and Stockholm so far from what I have experienced. Everyone talks to you randomly, uninvitedly on the streets in Paris. I ...
... all got a bus and went to gavle...i tried really hard not to fall asleep but i may have dozed off a few times! we went to the groups bar and had pizza and some drinks.
After that sinead, brent, and brents girlfriend julia and I all walked home.
I pretty much fell asleep instantly. I woke up snuggling with the cat (thinking it was my bear!) Brent was kind and let me sleep in until 1030. :)
After breakfast and a quick talk with auntie luella about plans for ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility