The Red Boat Hotel & Hostel
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... key? At the apartment reception. So why couldn't we go there in the first place? Buggered if I know. The apartment was nice and modern and very Scandinavian, in fact nearly every furnishing in the place had an Ikea label on it, it even said it on the toilet roll, oh no, that was Ipooea. The place was well out of town so we'd have to use the metro to get to the city, but that was a job for tomorrow, tonight we just wanted a bit of food. We decided to treat ourselves to ...
... here. They also try and insist you have a jägermyster shot with your beer.
We sat and watched the entertainment last night which to our surprise was an ABBA tribute show.
They have poker machines lining the walk ways and it appears kids are allowed to play them. The kids are also allowed in all the bar areas.
I think it was grab-a-granny night on the cruise. There was a lot of mutton dressed up as ...
... Vasa left Stockholm harbor on her maiden voyage. The journey lasted about fifteen minutes. The Vasa top heavy, with not enough ballast, sank in the harbor. Oops!
Welcome to the Vasa Museum. Sitting on bottom of the harbor, it took 333 years, 1961, before technology permitted 98% of the ship to be salvaged and reconstructed. Today it sits in a museum built exclusively for its famous occupant.
... the sun going down, the rugged landscape, but that all soon changed. Our hearts dropped deep into the pits of our stomachs when we pulled up to Orsa. A bloody waste land. Flat, dusty, deserted, sketchy and creepy as hell. We had to force our selves to get off the bus and not high tail it back to Stockholm. We wouldn't have gotten off if we couldn't see our hotel (they spelt it hotell, that should have been a warning) just across the street. After we had to go to the bar to ...
... we did laundry: 3
# of languages we know how to say Butterfly in: 17
# of holes in Amber´s sneakers: 4
Next stop: Overnight train up to a few kilometers (okay a little more than a few) away from the Arctic circle