Strand Hotell Borgholm
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... that you can drive up to and go inside to see the grinding stone and wooden gears...just like you owned the place. The entire windmill was turned by horse or ox to face the wind. There are people living on this long narrow island over a 14 km bridge out between the Kalmar Straight and the Baltic Sea. We ate at a large restaurant off the main road that was popular with the locals probably who were there before just to find the place. Our ancient yet ...
... into the glass store. Glass as far as the eye can see, every type and price range, we settled for two modest bowls (we actually also went into the Orrofers outlet shop). Then we set off for Stockholm, five hours away! Three hours on the minor highway then it was onto the expressway E20. We tagged a Volvo at 140kph for an hour or so and eventually reached the outskirts of Stockholm where he maintained his speed and we judiciously cut down to something a bit ...
... as it may, our experience this year has been one of 'huh?' when trying to make a decision as to when to sail and which direction. Today was one of those days.
Our intention was to make some headway towards Kalmar, over 40 miles further south. If the winds proved favourable (recall what I said about variation in forecasts) then we would make Kalmar, else we would stop en route. We anticipated winds of no more than 9 metres/second (that was the ...
... 150SEK for the night, including free showers and electricity and, the use of the hotel’s 33m swimming pool! Rather than explore the town then, as it was such a warm afternoon, we decided to have a swim and then laze around in the back of the boat and enjoy the sun. The weather was so nice that it woke up the barbecue spirit in me and barbecued chicken and salad was placed on the menu that night. Very nice too and an excellent way to end a very pleasant ...
Jeff & Greta arrived at about 12:30. They'd had a reasonable drive down but were quite tired due to their delayed start. Of course Julie and I had been asleep but the deal was that they call us as they approached, so that we could put the navigation lights on on the boat and they could find us. It was great to see them but most of the catching up and chatting could wait until the next day; we had a quick nightcap, sorted out ...