Travel Blogs from Simrishamn
After a mild 2 hour flight we had arrived in Copenhagen where our friend Karin was patiently waiting to scoop us up and deliver us to her native Swedish soil. Her parents now reside in a small coastal town called Ystad, a mere hour drive from Copenhagen. We had been partying fairly continuously for over a week now so all 3 of us were looking forward to a bit of chilling out and fingers crossed, a room ...
We had 30 miles or so to cover today, destination the small town of Simrishamn 'around the corner ‘ from the first of two southerly, east-west aligned pieces of coast of Sweden. Simrishamn leads to a wide bay that is the precursor to the main north-south aligned coast of most of Sweden's eastern shore. The wind was again forecast to be coming from the SE and whilst indeed it may have been a smidgeon south of east, perhaps, it certainly wasn’t south enough ...
We only had 22 miles to cover today so we had an easy start to the day, with boiled eggs served off our new table on deck, lovely. Once tidied away we started the engine at 09:45 and motored eastwards into the gentle easterly breeze, arriving in Ystad at 13:45 with lot s of room to moor alongside.
Here in Ystad, apart from having good facilities, they also provide free use of the washing machine. ...
... in laws” and driven( like
passengers in a formula 1 car at the hands of Per) in the direction
that the sun had appeared from, east to ystad ,
past the pallet of autumnal shades of red, orange and brown that was
the countryside and onto our first stop,.
by the wind were breaking their blue grey forms upon the outer
breakwaters, a couple of surfers were packing away their boards
whilst seagulls tried not so much to fly ...
... Maria lets us know one of the horses is allergic to grass
By the time we’ve made it round the whole fence the horse hoofer is sue to arrive any minute. We get ourselves some quick lunch and keep the dog away from the horseboxes while they work. Maria suggest look for thistles/nestles, as she saw some coming up somewhere near and would like to make soup from them, some crazy Swedish dish I have never heard of. Alex and I spend a good half and hour ...