"Yes, there is a better way, and that is by rowing," said Christopher.
In the former most of the recreations of the students take place; but the college also supports a well-known rowing-club.
The labor was very great, and the troops, most of whom were having their first lesson in rowing, bore the privations of their unaccustomed conditions with admirable cheerfulness.
Posting, which is of importance only in the highland districts and the valley roads of Norrland, is carried on by posting-stations (skjutsstation) under government regulations; similar regulations apply when, as in the upper valleys of the great northern rivers, rowing boats on the lakes form the only means of travel.
A punching ball or rowing machine is even better as being less monotonous.