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... And first stop was Halden. Crowning the town here is the Fredriksten Festning, an imposing fortress that looks over the town. Seems unreal that so many towns and cities had so much spent on structures to hopefully save themselves from attack. They must have been very uncertain times.
Our last ...
About 3 hours on the road today leaving Norway and into Sweden. Lots of very pretty lakes and farming on the rolling hills. Mainly dairy type farming and corn in this area. Karlstad is a pretty town but there are not a lot of historical things to visit. The church dates back to 1737. There are lots of pretty waterways and canals. Just before entering Karlstad we came upon an Ikea store. At least the food was reasonable priced there unlike most of the food in ...
... cooking pots and pans.
Strangely when we arrived it had stopped raining and was a quite nice, if cold, afternoon. So we went for a walk around the lake.
We came back and had a quick tea. The one thing we have found is that despite the temperature being quite cold overnight we haven't been cold at all. Thank goodness for good insulation.
The rain returned just on bed time.
Travelling from Stockholm to Karlstad.
Stopped at a picturesque village called Mariefred with a castle called Gripsholm Castle, it is located by lake Malaren in south central Sweden 60 Kim west of Stockholm.
The castle was previously a fortress in 1380 then a castle 1526 then a prison 1713 renovated 1894 now the castle is a museum and Portrait Gallery. It houses one ...
It's only six days left already before taking off to a world beyond our imagination - or an environment that is totally 'up-side down’ as people say.
My preparations so far haven’t been very effective. It wasn’t until recently that the realization came to my mind that I’m actually going to Asia "on my own" (i.e. without a legal guardian), which has been a dream for me for such a long period of time.
As I am sitting comfortably ...