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Today is....(consults iPhone) ... Saturday 9th August, and we are officially on our way for the discovery part of our trip, having left Oslo this morning and are now in Sweden.
We've had an amazing time in Norway and it has been party after party, thanks to all these crazy Norwegians.
I must admit to some sadness in leaving, as we have been made so very welcome, and the warmth, welcoming, and generosity of everyone has been ...
... fine apart from the fact that it was a 500 metre walk to the loos and showers. We were helped in by the owner of an immaculate home built wooden boat, constructed by his father, she glowed in the sun, lovely wood indeed.
That evening we actually watched a whole film, 'The Jackal’, based upon the ‘Day of the Jackal’ by Frederick Forsyth and Americanised ie nothing to do with assassinating French presidents but quite fun, in an escapist sort of ...
... for rock-hugging, as next year I am quite certain we will have to do some in the upper parts of the Baltic, as there will not be enough room to swing on an anchor in some of the smaller sheltered spots.
Later we passed an enjoyable 90 minutes or so on board Caper and we left, planning on for once, having a meal ashore in the form of a pizza. In the threatening rain we set off, full of anticipation, only to find that one restaurant was closing and the other had ...
... weather was absolutely glorious, hot and with little wind, a real summer’s day at last! We were charmed by Kungsviken, it is only a small community and very attractively situated.
Apart from wanting to see the Malö factory, another reason for coming was to visit some late stone age standing stones and burial sites, interesting apart from themselves, in that they were laid down near the shoreline but now, 4,500 years later, they are fully 60 metres or more above sea level. ...
... wind, you have to apply rudder to prevent it and it can become tiresome ). Once we were west of Gullholmen it was time to put the sails away and to motor the last 2 miles or so straight into the wind.
When we were within a mile or so of Gullholmen, we were passed by a large Coastguard vessel going out to sea. We thought nothing of it but a few minutes later, a Coastguard rib appeared and drew alongside to ascertain our business. Presumably ...