Strand Hotell Borgholm
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... the next leg of our trip. We parked in the parking lot across the road next two two rows of RV vans plugged into electricity outlets. Not the most scenic holiday spot for them. But close to the old town. We were able to get a detailed map of the region including info on the Kingdom of Crystal driving route. We then drove around the old town to check out the floating carpet cleaning house! The klapphaust is the only one of many still remaining in Kalmar. It has ...
... an ocean pool, a fairly impressive diving board and several sauna huts. No one was about though, summer is over and there is not a soul around. We started this gap year journey because we had enjoyed annual ski holidays in the northern hemisphere for so many years, and often wondered what the places we visited would be like in summer, and here we are in Scandinavia in September and summer is already over, imagine only having 2 months of summer a year!
... lost their lives and Sweden was now minus her largest warship and incidentally, the Admiral of the Realm and commander of the Swedish navy, Lorenz Creutz. Actually, things would get even worse as her second largest warship, the Svärdet under the command of the suddenly elevated replacement overall commander Admiral Claes Uggla, suffered a similar fate, as did he, poor chap and another 650 men died that day. All in all, such a bad result that sometime later, a special commission ...
... 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 ...