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Aug 12, 2014 - Local walk and a visit to Lysekil

It was a lovely morning g so we decided to do one of the local walks. The walk which was again very well signposted took us through the local nature reserve, winding through forest and granite rock. The heather was in full bloom so gave the rocks an added dimension. After late lunch we headed to Lysekil on the next peninsula south mainly to do a big shop but we explored the town a little before the heavens opened.

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May 10, 2009 - Lysekil

Finn, Hanna (his daughter) and I drove up from Gothenburg to Lysekil to visit Finn's other daughter Sara. They all had visited me a few months ago. Lysekil, is an old fishing town on one of the fiords. We walked out along the rocks to enjoy the view which was spectacular. The coast from Gothenburg up to the Norwegian border has many islands and is a very popular waterway in the summer. You can go up the entire way through protected waterways. Finn described it as the "highway" Many Swedes keep a small beach/boathouse by the harbour. They...

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