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December 1, 2008

Dragon Gate services

We went to Östersund again, by car this time though. We stopped for lunch at the weirdest motorway service station I've ever seen.
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December 2, 2008

Big Moose station and motel

Further up the road toward Östersund is the Big Moose motel, with the smallest railway station I've ever seen.
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December 3, 2008

Norderön ferry

We took the ferry over the water to Norderön.

December 4, 2008

Raising the longboat

The longboat was moored on the shores of Nörderon, next to where the ferry lands, waiting to be taken out of the water before the ice comes. The ferry is replaced by an ice road in the depths of winter. We were waiting for a large enough crew to hold the boat steady as it was raised on a trailer attached to a tractor.

December 5, 2008

Haga park bridge

The bridge from Solna over the motorway to Haga parken has memorials to a number of people - Gustav III, Fredrik Magnus Piper, Louis Jean Desprez and Carl Michael Bellman - all influential people in life in the park.
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December 6, 2008

Into the mountains

In the distance from Östersund you can just about see a range of mountains rising out of the plains. We took a drive up into them to take a look around.
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December 7, 2008

Viking Feast

We went to visit the Vikings again, for another banquet.

December 8, 2008


We went back to the small island of Norderön.

December 10, 2008

Hagalund services

On our way back from Östersund we stopped at another motorway service area, not quite as crazy as Dragon Gate.
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About December 2008

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