floridatjej

Direktlänk till inlägg 14 augusti 2015

FRIDAY MORNING

Av EvaLena Hallgren - 14 augusti 2015 09:52

Yesterday we got company from the RVclub, a lady who weren't that far from us came by, and that was cool.

 

 

We stayed 2 nights at this marina in HÖGANÄS, which was very nice and according to Mom just the right price. One of the walls was decorated with tiles made by visitors, and Mom absolutlely LOVED it........

maybe a future idea to decorate something in Florida.................it's a little like the quilt she once made where her friends was drawing a square each.

 

               

This was my favorite tile, it says happiness is a warm puppy....................well, I'm not a puppy, but I'm warm and make Mom happy every day.............right ?  

 


this was a gorgeous boat, but was parked so there was  noway to get a good picture

 

 

 

early morning picture of a fishing boat, water was like a mirror..............I didn't see it, I

snoooozed...........

 

 

 

As we were leaving Mom noticed this funny looking giraffe, so she had to turn around to get pictures..............

 

 


and what statue is complete without a pigeon on the top ?

 

 

Next stop was in a town named VARBERG, and since Mom knew this place pretty good, we went straight for the harbour, but there was only 4 spots for Rvs, and they were already taken, so we parked and went for a walk on the fortress.

     

Varberg Fortress was built in 1287-1300 by Count Jacob Nielsen as protection against his Danish king,who had declared him an outlaw after the murder of King Eric V .Jacob had close connections with King Eric of Norway and as a result got substantial Norweigan assistance with the construction. The fortress, as well as half the county, became Norwegian in 1305.

King Erik's grand daughter, Ingeborg, inherited the area from her father, King Haakon of Norway. She and her husband, established a semi-independent state out of their Norweigan, Swedish and Danish counties until the death of Erik. They spent considerable time at the fortress. 

The fortress was augmented during the late 16th and early 17th century on order by King Christian IV of Denmark. However, after the Treaty of Brömsebro in 1645 the fortress became Swedish. It was used as a military installation until 1830 and as a prison from the end of the 17th Century until 1931.

It is currently used as a museum and B&B as well as private homes. The moat of the fortress is said to be inhabited by a small lake monster. In August 2006, a couple of witnesses claimed to have seen the monster emerge from the dark water and devour a duck. The creature is described as brown, furless and with a 40 cm long tail...........

I'm pleased to walk on my own instead of being in my wagon on these cobble stones

 

For being a neutral country, Sweden sure have a ot of canons all over on their shorelines ???

 

 

They haven't been used for over 100 years Mom says............so why are there bodies still laying

around ? they don't look old ?

 

 


 

This must be the dinner bell ?

 

 

 

and this is the old bath house that was built in 1823,and it's cold water and a place where you swim naked, men and woman separate.

VARBERG has a tradition of many health spas, and this is the oldest. 

 

The wiev from the fort is awsome..............somewhere behind the horizon is America.............

   

 

Down there is Lucy waiting.................and it's lika a sauna inside ...........finally nice warm weather woohooo says Mom 

 


After exploringg this town, we kept on going North, staying in a place near KUNGSBACKA.We got closer to Gothenburg, but this morning we found out there's no showing at the Volvo factory on Fridays, so I suppose will just pass, since we're both sick of big cities.

all is well, miss you all











 
ANNONS

Från
    Kom ihåg mig
URL

Säkerhetskod
   Spamskydd  

Kommentar

Av EvaLena Hallgren - Torsdag 21 juni 09:52

Driving south towards Vienna in scorching hot weather Mom got sleepy very quickly so when she spotted a camp she quickly pulled in and parked. It wasn't many miles left and she still hasn't figured out how to drive avoiding the zones Lucy weren't all...

Av EvaLena Hallgren - Tisdag 19 juni 22:17

This morning we got up early as usual and the plan was to make it to Vienna by the evening but first Mom wanted to visit the Punkva caves that are located a little bit north of a city named Brno. Mom has now named Brno the city with the worst roads e...

Av EvaLena Hallgren - Måndag 18 juni 22:26

I really think Mom has lost count on what day it is because last night we stayed in Kutna Hora and now we're on our way to see some caves....oh well who cares Getting up early as usual and leaving Prague Linnea took us straight through town, lucky ...

Av EvaLena Hallgren - Söndag 17 juni 07:17


Yesterday when we got back from the city we were both totally exhausted, Mom can't understand why I should be since I was riding in the carriage the entire time? Well, let me tell you even if I feel rather safe in my spot it's impossible to take naps...

Av EvaLena Hallgren - Lördag 16 juni 06:58

Early rise as usual and watching the sunrise over the river Vltava.............nope, that's not a misspelling.      Remeber yesterday when Mom said, "we're driving straight to Prague on highways"? well, she tried to change that when she saw t...

TRANSLATE TO ENGLISH

PRESENTATION


ON THE ROAD IN LUCY

INLÄGG

TIME

ARKIV

KALENDER

Ti On To Fr
         
1
2
3
4 5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14 15
16
17
18 19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
<<< Augusti 2015 >>>

TIDIGARE ÅR

FLAGGOR

free counters

VEM DÄR

VEM DÄR

Flag Counter

Skaffa en gratis bloggwww.bloggplatsen.se