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Sep 7, 2014 - Local nature reserve

After a long day yesterday we didn't feel like doing very much. It was a beautiful day so we took a walk in the local nature reserve just below Borgholm castle. Of course we had to stop at the café by the castle and try the local King Oscar cake. Lovely.

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Sep 5, 2014 - Borgholm

Woke up to another glorious day to celebrate Heather’s birthday. We first explored the small town of Borgholm, the main town on the island. It is charming town with a splendid church dominating its main square. It also had a love bakery where we had morning coffee and cake (well it was someone’s birthday!) in the sunshine. There are two main attractions just outside the town Borgholm Slott and Solliden Park. Our first stop was the Borgholm Slott. This magnificent castle ruin (no we are no talking about Tony!) sits high on a hill outside...

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Sep 4, 2014 - Heading south again to the island of Öland

We left Grȁnna; this time going along the main street was not too bad as there was very little traffic. We then travelled alongside the lake before heading inland going east. Here we travelled through forested hills again reminding us of Canada. Just outside Kalmar we took route 137 travelling the bridge/causeway onto Öland. Our campground for our stay was a further 35km at Borgholm. It was an easy in and we had a lovely big pitch overlooking the bay so was quickly set and able to chill out for the rest of the day.

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