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There were no surprises, it was a cool, windy morning and my naiive hopes that the forecasters had got it wrong were dashed – they were on the money. So there was nothing for it other than find things to do.
After coffee, we paid a visit to the KalmarCounty Museum housed in what was once Sweden's largest steam powered grain mill, specifically to see the artefacts salvaged from the ship Kronan but also to see whatever else they had on show – after all we like ...
We picked up our Toyota Yaris for a 5 week rental and headed north across the part tunnel-part bridge connecting to Sweden. As we cruised through we couldn't help but realize why the Swedes settled in Nebraska. There are places in southern Sweden that look just like Nebraska: hay fields, prairie grass, dairy cows and red barns. The barns here are ...
It was time for Helen & Dave to undertake their return journey, catching the 08:35 bus from Kalmar bus station(less than 5 minutes' walk from the boat) back to Stockholm and thence via Ryanair to Stanstead. After breakfast we walked with them to the bus stop and awaited its arrival. It had been a good week, we all (I think) enjoyed it and they are certainly welcome back again sometime in the future, should they wish to, that is!
Once they’d ...
... Kalmar museum. The glassblower’s premises are situated within the castle walls and consist of a covered archway, giving a very atmospheric venue for him to show off his artwork. It certainly worked for us as we were smitten, so much so that one of his pieces will, in due course, be adorning a certain house in Alderley Edge. He very carefully boxed our purchase and as it requires a light on the base to illuminate it, he even went as far as to ...
... predicted by any of the sites) which is a Force 4 basically, 5 if you push it. We set off at 09:15, successfully missed the rock and got back out into the narrow channel and after 30 minutes, the meandering route through the islands suddenly opened up and we were able to sail, in a F4 from the SW and the boat was clocking along very nicely, nicely that is until an enormous gust came from nowhere and would, I am sure, have caused havoc in a lighter boat. As ...