Mölle - Swedish Gem by the Sea
Mölle harbor from my hotel room
From City to Idyllic Seaside Village
Trains at Gothenburg Central Station
It was time to move down the west coast of Sweden. The only good thing that came from my brief involvement in time shares, was finding the Hotel Kullaberg in lovely Mölle. I'm quite sure I would never have found the hotel, nor afforded it, otherwise. I used Rome2Rio to plan my train trip from Gothenburg to Helsingborg and the local bus carried me out along the Kulla Peninsula. After the overcast up north, I found the town's many red roofs glowing int he afternoon sun and the sea beyond was calm but sparkling.
Mölle, which I think is pronounced somewhere between "mullah" and "moolah," is in the Swedish state of Skåne, which I think is pronounced "skonah." I've already discussed my prowess with Swedish pronunciation in a previous post. The town is on a pointy peninsula that juts northward into the Kattegat Strait between Denmark and Sweden. The proximity with Denmark was proven by daily arrivals in the harbor of sailboats flying the Danish flag, which is red with a white Scandinavian cross extending to the edges.
My hotel lived up to it's glowing reviews online. It is a large well kept Victorian building near the water, surrounded by French windows and with outdoor cafe seating on one side.
The Hotel Kullaberg offers lodging, restaurant and bar
As an aspiring writer, I was very pleased to open the door of the Ernest Hemingway Room, #21, upstairs. I had once explained to my students of fiction, that I understood that they did not like Hemingway - We studied him not for how he reads today, but for how he changed fiction forever in his day.
I was even happier to realize that my room had a harbor/sea view from the bedroom. See the first photo of this post for that very view. The hoteliers were clever. Beyond the red, white, and blue bedspread and seagoing paintings, the room was appointed with Hemingway novels in both English and Swedish.
The Ernest Hemingway Room
The Ernest Hemingway Bathroom
The view from the Ernest Hemingway Bathroom
Did you see my other Scandinavian travel posts?
- Swedish Architecture
- Sailing in Southern Sweden
- Floating Maritime Museum in Gothenburg
- The Streets and Roofs of Gothenburg
- Viking Loot - Museum of Gothenburg
- Sweden's Second City with a Second Name
Norway & Svalbard
- A Fountain and Many Buildings in Oslo
- Oslo Photo Gallery Part 2
- Oslo Photo Gallery Part 1
- Risen Ships of the Norse - Oslo
- Winning the South Pole – Oslo
- Urban Iceberg - Oslo
- Svalbard - A Short Visit to Longyear Town
All of the content is original and the photos were taken by me.
I was traveling light. These images were taken with a small Samsung point-and-shoot camera or smartphone!