Scandic Skelleftea City
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... in umea at about 5pm and settled into the hotel. In umea this weekend there is a Swedish karting competition and an athletic tournament so everywhere was busy. Sat outside having a beer around 10 pm and it started thundering and raining and boy did it rain. Funny thing happened in the bar the girl behind the bar came up to me and said I love your accent you talk so British ....... She thought it was great when I replied when she gave me my change ...
... friends that Olle is a cousin too - on the Erickson side from way back in the 1400's we have a common relative. (Maybe our 22nd cousin?? :)
On Monday we stopped in Pitea, Kristin's hometown. We ate at a restaurant that serves Palt (or Pult). This is a favorite Swedish food and my mom used to make it. It is potato dumplings and soooo delicious. The palt at this restaurant ...
... this on a walking tour of the town and they guide did not know why they chose birch trees.)
The food here is delicious. I've had salmon twice which is the best I have ever tasted. The pastries are not too sweet and so far my favorite is a chocolate biscuit - the center is filled with a buttery/creamy center. I also had thin bread (tullebrod) for the first time yesterday - ...
I thought you might enjoy some photos of Daniel ski jumping into the river. (It looked more like a lake to me.) Daniel is 13 and very athletic. I really think he will be in the X-games someday. I'm going to try to load a video too. ...
... church. It is 506 years old. The Swedish state church was Catholic until the King changed it to Lutheran to collect taxes and be in control as the Pope was in control of the Catholic church.
Thanks for all the comments. I'm having a great time. They are having record breaking heat here so today we went for a swim in the Baltic Sea. Fun!!
We also went to the museum here yesterday so I will post some pictures from there later.
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