Sweden Hotel Bottnia

Obbolavaegen 125, Umeå, Västerbotten, Lapland, 90422, Sweden | Hotel
 

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A Change of Plan

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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This is midsummer's day, or at least it is in Sweden. This morning, when we woke up, late after a lie-in, it was just short of 10░ and cloudy and with a strong northerly wind. Moreover, the forecast was for rain and wind and unbelievably, given that the prevailing wind is supposed to be from the southerly sector at this time of the year, all forecasts for next week show north or north easterly winds, with rain every day until Thursday and maximum temperatures on ...

A sad day

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... went for a walk to have a look at the 100 year old buildings and some of the remainder of the island. The houses were large, quite grand in fact – I wonder whether they were designed for several families to share or just one? There were old logs here and there and what looked like a wooden causeway joining another islet to this one. One surprise we had is that despite the fine construction we were moored alongside, this was not the official guest harbour. Rather, it was ...

Cool Runnings

A travel blog entry by matt81

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... hostels don’t seem to believe in being open very much, just select hours of the day. Way too “efficient” and annoying if you ask me, but you must be polite when in a foreign country! Nonetheless, I told them how we did it in Central and South America where I never once booked a hostel in advance and was rarely turned away. Marines don’t waste time planning such silly things as logistics! Except when they’re in Europe I ...

Nice and Cold

A travel blog entry by matt81

... energy levels. In addition, many of BC's tidal rapids are located near communities, reducing potential costs for transmission.

Although critics of tidal power suggest it has a negative impact on marine life, current successful turbine designs in operation in Europe suggest otherwise. Large, windmill type designs, quite similar to a wind generator, are currently in use around the waters of the UK. The turbines are some 16m across and turn at speeds ...

Visiting my Alma Mater- Umea Institiute of Design

A travel blog entry by trekking_tim

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I arrived in Umeň, Sweden to attend my Alma Mater Umeň Institute of Design degree show and the Design Talks. It was really great being back to see everyone there and how much the school is growing. Wow! there's a new architecture building and program, a new museum, restaurant and it should all be completed by this Dec. The city was selected as a " 2014 European City of Culture"
The degree show was great! There where a lot of really interesting and innovative projects.
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