Category Archives: Sweden

Holed up at Orust, Sweden

“If you’re wondering whether your glass is half full or half empty you are missing the point; You have a glass and it is refillable” *      *     *     *   Around four weeks ago Wayne almost lost … Continue reading

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Why are we here?

I was going to write all about our exit from the EU into Norway and the rules of temporary importation into the EU. I was going to share our experiences in Oslo, the Oslo Fjord, and our pleasant trip amongst … Continue reading

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Hallberg-Rassy – Ellös, Sweden

Each year Hallberg-Rassy hosts an Open Yard for sailors and dreamers at Ellös on the island of Orust on the west coast of Sweden. Now in its 25th year, it’s the largest sailboat show in Scandinavia offering the chance to … Continue reading

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A tale of two canals: Göta and Trollhätte

Snaking their way across Sweden via a series of lakes, rivers and mad-made ditches are the impressive waterways: the Göta Canal and the Trollhätte Canal. These two historical constructions connect Stockholm to Göteborg; the fresh water of the Baltic Sea … Continue reading

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Stylish Stockholm

Stockholm is the most populated city in all of the Nordic countries, with almost two million people. Spread over fourteen islands, and a myriad of connecting bridges, Stockholm is often referred to the ‘Venice of the North’, but this is … Continue reading

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