Live from Gamla Stan

April 6th, 2004 - 4:49am by Slye Fox

Boy getting used to this Swedish keyboard is a small challenge. All the punctuation is in different spots.

Anyway, so far so good. Yesterday's machine fix took a few hours and then the dude that will verify everything will be in tomorrow. That means I've got all of today for myself. So I've headed to the old part of downtown, Gamla Stan. Incredible old-world buildings, (I've got lots of pics), and the royal palace are the main attractions. It's kind of crappy weather, though, cold and overcast.

I've been walking by many bars and clubs on my walking tour, but I've read they're hard to get into and very expensive. We'll see as the night comes on.

So in the mean time -- back to exploring...

April 6, 2004 - 8:53am
Marcel Luc says:

Have fun bro... can't wait to see all the pics.

April 6, 2004 - 9:01pm
Marcel Luc says:

Waiting patiently for the UberGooberSvenka post of the fun day in the city.......

April 7, 2004 - 10:53am
Slye Fox says:

New pics 'n new friends. :)

Ate at Trotzig last night. My tour book said something like "renowned chef, five stars, blah, blah...", but it was right. 500+ Krona, but well worth it. Duck liver pate appetizer with a fine Australian Shiraz, then grilled pike with herb sauce and for dessert - baked pear with ginger cake. MMMmmmmm... Then of to the bars to finish the night.

Alcohol certainly isn't as popular here as many people order coffee or juice and don't drink as much. As a result, the liquor that is consumed goes to the Swedish head a little quicker. ;) I was drinking everybody under the table. Fun night.

April 7, 2004 - 4:32pm
Rabbit says:

Haha, that's my brother; out-drinking everyone. Now I know what I can brag about to my friends.

April 8, 2004 - 5:24am
Slye Fox says:

What else besides my dashing good looks, linguistic skills and lady-killing charm do I have to be proud of?