Scandic Uppsala North
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... t to say that the smell was remotely tolerable—it was a lot like being stuck inside a septic tank. It did not, however, initiate immediate dry-heaving. I suppose that's a small blessing, though.
Once the can was open, we all cautiously peered into it, as though looking into the Ark of the Covenant and expecting our faces to melt away. Our initial impressions were not optimistic. Leaving the surströmming out for so many months had reduced ...
Well we have been with the kids now in Uppsala now for nearly a week. The weather is wonderful with temperatures round the 20 to 26c mark each day. It's a far cry for the minus 20's we had last time in February. Everything is green, the lake isn't frozen and we are surrounded by natural forests and the wildlife they contain. Sunrise is just after 4am and sunset is normally about 10pm at night. This will get later as they approach June and July. The nearly 18 hours of ...
... a shower, and wonder sleepily if there was anything else I needed to pack last second. My luggage was packed up in the car, and then given up at the airport. By then in was only around 4am and my mom and I were told that security wasn't going to be open until 4:30.
Once security was open it took a bit to stop crying enough to be ok to go on through. The first flight to Seattle only took 45 minutes, which I spent listening to 'Learn Swedish'. Landed in Seattle and had to ...
... stained glass windows, and an impressive pipe organ. We were lucky to hear the bells while inside, which was wonderful. I think it would be an amazing experience to attend an Easter or Christmas service here.
After that we walked through part of Uppsala University, which was impressive simply due to its age. We also walked along several parks, which I am sure are beautiful in the Summer - which, yes means another trip is in order! There were ice ...
... think that the academics would have survived their colleges droning on for entire days. However, I always ended up being the one who dealt with the uppity girl from the cafeteria who supplied the coffee. The conference had ordered coffee with a certain number of people. However, there was still coffee left when the cups ran out, so I had to go and ask for more. The girl did not want to give me any, because the conference had only ordered for a certain number. My ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking