Strand Hotell Borgholm
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... thought at first that folks were selling rabbits, but it seemed that if there were that many rabbits for sale, the market wouldn’t be sustainable – soon, EVERYONE would have surplus rabbits. Actually, these signs represent one of the Swedes’ favorite pastimes – yard sale! So, although sorely tempted, we managed to not stop at any of those until we saw one saying “Atikvariet” – yup, real antiques. We managed to resist ...
... of points of interest near Anderstorp. First was an enormous American Western complex called The High Chaporel built by a wealthy Swedish business man. It is a very popular family holiday spot in the summer. The second stop was the favourite family lake swimming spot - a lovely lawned area with a sandy swimming spot. The water was quite warm too but no bathers for a swim. A bit more of a drive through the town of Anderstorp and then called for a pizza for ...
... home to be baptised.) Before going in we enjoyed waffles and coffee at a cafe near the gate. The home itself is not open, but we were able to stroll around extensive and very beautiful gardens. Highlights were arches of flowering fuchsias, a beautiful rose garden divided by box hedges - the roses were just starting to flower but will be magnificent in one more week. A sloping green lawn ran down from the back of the house to a perennial border and a waterfall flowed down several levels ...
... called Alvaret. It is stone country, with stone fences criss crossing the landscape. In addition there are many Stone Age grave sites, standing stones, stone circles etc.
At the southern most point of the island there is a light house (closed unfortunately) but also a bird observation area where birds are tagged to track migration paths. This is a point where many species drop off for a rest on ...
... and out into the Baltic proper.
Quite soon after heading out to sea, we passed the mysterious uncharted building that I referred to when we were heading north on May 28th. I now know more about it. It’s history is as follows:-
The building is in fact an old lighthouse, called the Dämman lighthouse station and it dates from 1873. The initial project was funded by Lloyd’s, as they were tired of paying out indemnities ...