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Week 2 in Sweden saw more geocaching (for those unsure of what this is you can have a quick look at: http://www.geocaching.com), an overnight trip to Gotland, a visit to the biggest Ikea store in the world (my first ever visit to Ikea!), a (very cold) Swedish barbeque, & a visit to the Vasa Museum in Stockholm.
Last Thursday (29 Aug) Dane, his parents & I ...
... times, the city of Visby is arguably the most intact medieval town in Europe. Once the major trade city in the Baltic Sea, much of many of the original 11th century buildings still stand. Nearly the entire city wall is still intact, along with all the three city gate entrances and guard towers.
As the port is too small to accommodate a large cruise ship of todays standards, our ship anchored off shore ...
On our first afternoon in Visby we stopped at a local cafe for a drink. As always we watch the people passing by, trying to guess where they are from, making up little stories about what they might be doing.
Today as we enjoyed our drink another couple took the table next to us. When I heard their first words of English I had to strike up a conversation. I sometime have a longing to speak English with ...
... epic. All kinds of crazy great things that my typing wouldn't do justice.
It finishes and I am sad as my Medieval festival is coming to an end, we go to a bar, then Saara disappears, the pig got the better of her. We go to another bar and a sausage shop. I get my backpack, farewell Christoffer and run like crazy for 25 minutes to get on the ferry with 14 seconds to spare, dripping sweat I grab my hat under a closing door.
Gosh, what a three days.. ...
... just before 14:00, squeaking in just before the 'Gotlander’ , a supercat ferry. They come on so fast and have huge stern waves resulting from their powerful engines and as such, are a bit daunting. Still we got in safely and went straight away to the diesel pumps. On one side was a huge Sunseeker power boat, taking both pumps to fill her capacious tanks. On board were some Russians in their early 30’s, with their requisite bimbettes and as ...
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