Last Day in Visby
Trip Start Apr 29, 2011
109Trip End Sep 03, 2011
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So what did we do today? Well we decided to go to the museum first, but their charges at £10.00 each seemed a little steep for a provincial museum so we opted out of that. We did however, find a fascinating book in the museum’s shop, published by the Council of Europe and entitled Hanseatic Sites, Routes and Monuments
Back to the boat for coffee and then to the supermarket for supplies and then back to the boat for lunch and then out and about to see some more of this quite delightful town. Back to the boat for a cup of tea then off to the library to check emails and get the latest weather. This was when we discovered that it was closed but thankfully, they seem to have left their wifi router working, at least for the time being, so we could sit outside and get connected. The forecast definitely looks worse for us as of next week so we need to get off to Öland tomorrow. Even so, we are likely to have a lumpy ride, with winds of 20 knots and if they come from the direction predicted ie S – SE, it should be a fast crossing. Time, as always, will tell.
Whilst we were sitting on the bench with our computers, innumerable people came to try the doors of the library then go away. One chap asked 'why is it closed’ and I told him it was Saturday afternoon and he said ‘I thought it was Friday’ – a sailor thought I
Internet and chatting over, we came back to the boat to watch the comings and goings in this busy harbour, enjoying it all in the warm sunshine. I have now caught up with myself so I will pop back to the library to post this blog.