Spar Hotel Garda
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... called Smorgasteriet and that's what I want to tell you about.
Smorgasteriet is a tiny place, with maybe 6 tables and reservations required. I was seated on a backless wood stool facing Jerry on a wood bench, our table maybe 3 inches from a nice couple from Australia. It was highly ranked on Trip Advisor but our Concierge had not heard of it and our cabbie could not at first find it.
Once the waiter explained ...
... into a major hitch when we got to the Gothenburg airport. The promised Volvo taxi pickup was nowhere to be found. We ended up taking a cab into town (75-80mph all the way). All the cabs are Volvos, so are the buses, and probably most private cars. It’s a real company town.
Luckily, the hotel had our reservations. It’s a nice, big, modern Radisson Hotel near the city center. We’ll do some exploring ...
... sure what I wanted, I figured I'd take something you can adjust on the fly!
Yesterday I went off and bought myself a pair of new boots, ended up with Burton Ion boots. No particular reason really, they felt good on my feet, a little tight maybe but I'm sure they will adapt with a few days off riding.
So uh, I seem to be all set for Canada, and man am I excited!
Have a good one!
21 days out!
... sea and islands are just on the doorstep. It also has thousands of restaurants, all expensive it seems, but we did finally find an Indian one that was reasonable and we had a good, tasty meal for under £20 a head - alcohol was limited to a glass each otherwise it would have been considerably more.
There will now be a short interlude – at least I hope it’s short. I hope to continue the blog upon our return, which fingers crossed, will be Monday 24th ...
... front door-- just no room for it. The bathroom is even smaller-- but it's so cool! Everything is very minimalistic here. They don't serve ice with any drinks. No lids or straws. The beds only have a fitted sheet and one folded comforter (no top sheet or blanket to cuddle down into), no water in the toilets (just like an airplane toilet), and other quirky things here and there.
We went for a walk ...