Thursday, July 15, 2010

Re: Stockholm and Sigtuna

> This is our last port day and we got an early start on our tour of
> Stockholm and Sigtuna. We rode around the main areas of Stockholm
> and, after a photo stop at the "balcony" where we had a beautiful
> view of eight of the 14 islands that Stockholm is situated on, we
> went to Old Town which was interesting.
> Next we boarded the bus for the ride out to Sigtuna. It was a 45
> minute drive to the small town that is several centuries old. We
> took a 20 minute guided walk through the town and searched for
> runes. We visited St. Olaf's church which was very cool.

> We had a group lunch at Stora Brannbo which is a bed and breakfast
> near Sigtuna. We had a chicken lunch that was very good. Then we
> made our way back to the ship.

After we set sail, a local guide from the archipelago preservation
society narrated our passage through the fjorden.

Next stop, Dover on Sunday. This will be my last post from onboard but
I will have more on Sunday after we are back in London. We still have
a tour of Canterbury and Leeds Castle.

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