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... 20 minutes to get to Arlanda. Arlanda is not a very big airport, but it has 2 hotels and several restaurants inside the terminal. They even have an old 747 that has been converted in hotel/hostel called Jumbostay!
Everyone speaks English here; I keep asking to be polite, but it really is the equivalent of asking if someone breathes oxygen here!
I only had one day to get out and see the city. I debated about what to do, I could have chosen to go do one ...
... cupola which was atleast a thousand steps high and the corridors were tiny. When we finally reached the top i noticed i was scared of hights. So without even thinking for a second i pushed myself twards the wall and made my way back down the stairs.
After the church we we ate a pizza and made our way to the colluseum. On our way my dad almost got robbed but he was lucky and didnt fall for the sceme. The colluseum was less than i ...
... very comfortable. - There are 3 restaurants that you can eat at but the Asian restaurant from last night apparently you can only eat there once; we shall see. There is no fixed time or fixed table which is good as we eat with different people at each meal. - You need an awareness of walking sticks and the occasional Zimmer frame! I would say the average age is 70+ which is fine for really we have come for the destinations (and the price)! So tomorrow it's ABBA, Volvo and ...
... for our surroundings and the public transport system.
Walking from the port, we followed the hordes of tourists towards the city. It was some distance, over an hour to the city. We walked along the canals. Passing the Nordiska Museet, we walked along the Strandvagen by the water towards the city centre.
We were overwhelmed and amazed by the enormity of the city. Size wise, it feels as big and busy as London. The streets are wide, ...
... afternoon and will spend all of Sunday here before heading to Oslo, Norway. I must add that everywhere we've gone -- without exception -- we've encountered the most pleasant, courteous people we've found during any of our European trips. We've always had good luck finding great people, but the Scandinavians are truly wonderful. We'll be back soon with more from The Northland. Bye for now!
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed