This morning we continued to Västerås, quite far north and west on Mälaren. After Sigtuna, it is the second oldest town in Sweden. Although looking quite industrial from the water, it has a really interesting cathedral, originally dating (as a church) from the 12th century and made a cathedral in 1271. Of course we paid a visit:
Something surprising was the way the 'Svenka Kyrkan', the Swedish church, tries to get people into the churches:
Tomorrow, we start going south and east again, towards Södertalje. We plant to be there, at the lock where one leaves Mälaren, in about 5 days.