Scandinavia Here We Come

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  1. Sundowners

    Sundowners Funster Life Member

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    Been given the OK from hospital to travel, so we are off on Thursday. Travelling has been on hold for 18 months, so to say we are excited is an understatement.

    As we have little Zippy with us now we have had to pick our ferries carefully. So we are crossing Dover to Calais then driving up to Frederikshavn, Denmark to catch the ferry over to Gothenberg, Sweden. Garry (Flatpackchicken) is coming too, as he did on the last adventure to Scandinavia, we are also meeting another Funster who lives in Sweden, that will be AlfandM (Alf and Marianne). AlfandM invited us for a cuppa two years ago and we have become firm friends. We will be meeting them at their place near Sundsvall before all heading off together to find some peaches of places to camp and fish. (Alf hope you have been doing your homework). Cooking on the open fire the fish we catch - haha! We are not going to travel so much as last time. This time we will be chilling and fishing by some lovely lakes and rivers, moving on each week to a different place. We have loose plans, but we are thinking of driving some of the Wilderness Road again and popping over into Norway, again to do a bit of fishing. When and if we have had enough and have some time left we might visit Germany and possibly go to one of the POW camps before catching the ferry back on the 14th September ready to prepare for the Adventure Overland Show on 27th September.

    Not sure of the coverage we will get from our 3 Mifi, but will post when we can.

    Nigel, Pamala and Zippy
     
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  2. DavidG58

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    looking forward to the updates already (y)
     
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  3. Vlad The Impaler

    Vlad The Impaler Read Only Funster

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    Sounds like heaven to me,a trip I'd love to do in the future
    Make sure you post a few pictures of your catches when you can .
    Tight lines and enjoy your travels.




    Vlad
     
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    Yes, sounds like you will have a very good time and if you can't get in touch while away or are too chilled to bother :) just post all the pictures when you get back.

    Have a good trip!
     
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    We did Scandinavia last summer and loved it, will be going back in the next year or two

    Enjoy your trip
     
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    Wow, sounds like a good trip.

    Updates please.

    Enjoy.

    Martin
     
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    Enjoy :clap:
     
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    Have a great time, it sounds very exciting

    Wishing you tight lines too from us n safe travels..... looking forward to seeing your pics

    John n Kath xx
     
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    Bon voyage....

    One of our must visit places
     
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  10. Bailey58

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    Hope you all have a great time. (y)
     
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  11. Judge Mental

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    sounds wonderful.....love Sweden:love:

    an alternative route using short hop ferrys is : puttgarden - Roby then Helsingor - Helsingborg
     
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  12. Sundowners

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    Been on that crossing before, have never been on the part of Denmark up to the north so will be new territory for us. We also love Sweden, that and Portugal are our two favourites.
     
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    Have a fantastic trip guys.
    RorynJan (y)(y)
     
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  14. Judge Mental

    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    Its very flat:D
     
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    Good fuel consumption then :)
    Regards Garry Flatpackchicken
     
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    Legoland is always worth a visit in Denmark and you can park free of charge in there carpark.
     
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    flatpackchicken Funster Life Member

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    Good freeloading tosses carpark then we will be there :)
    Regards Garry Flatpackchicken
     
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  18. Judge Mental

    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    Viking museum at Roskilde used to be a good free overnight and its worth a look anyway. but last time we were there in summer they where moving campers on...in March/April it was still OK. this a few years back.....

    http://www.vikingeskibsmuseet.dk/en/
     
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    Mine has been a huge disappointment across Europe for the last month.
     
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    Our 3 Mifi coverage was great all throughout of Scandinavia even in what we considered to be remote areas
    We've got a roof mounted aerial which may have made a difference
    Hope you have s great time !
     
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