17th September 2014: Gothenburg

1 day (and night) in Gothenburg to see Scotland National Womens Team play Sweden in a World Cup qualifier
Gothenburg airport Central station Central station Tram
Gothia River Gamla Ullevi stadium Gamla Ullevi stadium Kristus konungens katolska kyrka
Elyseum Energy Museum Ullevi stadium Ullevi stadium Hotel Eggers
Älvrummet, Gothenburg information Not the names we normally see Gun-Britt  Swedish for Sam? Breakfast  for it is still early!
Lilla Bommens Hamn  and Evert Taube statue Barken Viking Gothia River Maritiman
Maritiman  Some of the fleet Maritiman  Kajskjul 8 Maritiman  Lightship no. 29, the Fladen was built in 1915 at the Bergsund shipyard in Stockholm Maritiman  Destroyer Småland is the largest warship in Scandinavia preserved in a museum. She was built at Eriksbergs Mekaniska Verkstad in Gothenburg in 1952
Maritiman  Nordkaparen, a Draken II class submarines built in 1960-1961 at Kockum shipyard Maritiman  Views down Gothia River Maritiman  HMS Småland Maritiman  Always love a pose
Maritiman  Lots of posing Maritiman Maritiman Maritiman
Maritiman  Inside Lightship Fladen P1370075  Nordkaparen submarine Maritiman  Nordkaparen submarine, off we go inside Maritiman  Nordkaparen submarine
Maritiman  Inside Nordkaparen submarine, starting to freak out now Maritiman  Nordkaparen submarine Maritiman  Nordkaparen submarine Maritiman  Nordkaparen submarine, so cramped and claustrophobic ... I just want out now!
Maritiman  Nordkaparen submarine ... so glad of fresh air, even if we had to squeeze round that walkway! P1370112  Monitor Sölve was built in 1875 at the Motala Warf shipyard in Norrköping Maritiman  Inside Monitor Sölve Maritiman  Inside Monitor Sölve.  I think I'm about to be abducted by aliens!!
Maritiman  Inside Monitor Sölve Maritiman  Towboat Herkules is a port towboat built in 1939 at the Öresundsvarvet shipyard in Landskrona for CL Hansson Stuveri AB in Gothenburg Maritiman Maritiman  Seems like someones taken the plug out, the river will drain!
Maritiman  Destroyer Småland and Nordkaparen submarine Maritiman  Think this is the best one yet! Maritiman Upper Spannmålsgatan
Upper Spannmålsgatan Gothia River Gothia River  and City Museum Gothia River
Gustav Adolf's Square  Statue of Gustav II Adolf by Pierre l'Archevêque Walkies?  Or carrying ... whatever! Movieline Clock Tower
Goteborg Opera Goteborg Opera Goteborg Opera Goteborg Opera
Goteborg Opera Goteborg Opera  and Lilla Bommens Hamn Lilla Bommen  known locally as 'The lipstick' Götaälvbron
Barken Viking Barken Viking Barken Viking Barken Viking
Barken Viking  Inside our cabin, loving this hotel Barken Viking  A bed each and everything Barken Viking Barken Viking  Views out the porthole
Barken Viking  Free chocolate! Barken Viking  Some regreshements before we head back out for the football Barken Viking  And my dinner Barken Viking  and my pudding!
Barken Viking  Fancy! Sweden v Scotland at Gamla Ullevi  Kim Little on the ball Sweden v Scotland at Gamla Ullevi  Some defending required Sweden v Scotland at Gamla Ullevi  Lovely evening in Gothenburg
Sweden v Scotland at Gamla Ullevi  Scotland manager Anna Signeul Sweden v Scotland at Gamla Ullevi  More defending! Sweden v Scotland at Gamla Ullevi  Sun begins to set over Gothenburg, and on our direct qualification hopes Sweden v Scotland at Gamla Ullevi  Coming near the end of the 2-0 loss
Sweden v Scotland at Gamla Ullevi  Players warm down after the match Sweden v Scotland at Gamla Ullevi  Pia Sundhage is interviewed after the game ... I resisted the temptation to boo ;) Drottningtorget Square Goteborg Opera
Goteborg Opera Barken Viking Barken Viking Barken Viking  Free toiletries, in cool vintage bottles
Ticket  My ticket for tonights game Barken Viking  This was on a main telly channel, takes all sorts I guess! Barken Viking  Teletext still exists in Sweden! Lilla Bommens Hamn  Good morning, up and off to the airport for my journey back home
Barken Viking  Last photo of my hotel Newspaper  Front page news next morning