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Stockholm to Lulea Swedish Lapland

Day 144 – 146  July 8th to 10th. Stockholm to Lulea Sweden Photos Travelling from Stockholm to Lulea Two house sits, one Couch-surf and a cabin on an island in the Archipelago. A very brief summary of our time in Sweden. Destination Sweden was spontaneously decided by the advent of our housesit in Sodra Sandby, this […]

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ABBA The Museum

Day 142 July 6th 2017 Stockholm A Day of Days – The self titled “Dancing Queen” visits the museum dedicated to the famous four that began it all. My day at the Abba Museum in Stockholm. Chris opted to miss out on this once in a life time opportunity. So for one of the very […]

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Gamla Stan 5th July

Our photo Gallery   Day    5th July   Today we set off to explore the famous “Gamla Stan” or old town of Stockholm.To aid us with an itinerary we used the handy guide provided by the National Geographic. See National Geographic Walking Tour To enter the precinct one has to go over a bridge which […]

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Not a Horned Helmet to be Seen! Swedish History Museum

PHOTOS OF THE SWEDISH HISTORY MUSEUM Day 141 July 5th 2017 So many Museums – so little time! Stockholm has around 75 museums and we have 4 to 5 hours a day for 7 days maximum. Choices need to be made! And the Viking history at the Swedish History Museum is compelling. 75 Museums – How […]

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Nothing is Black and White – Fotografiska Museum

Day 139 July 3rd 2017 Photos of our visit to Fotografiska Museet Fotografiska Museet it’s all about photography and we had a lot we wanted to see and learn. This was a much anticipated visit – every rating was a “you gotta go there”.  So on our first rainy, glum day off we went. So what did […]

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Under the Bridges of Stockholm

Day 138  July 2nd 2017 Photos from the Tour Tours by water are popular here in Sweden – there is a lot of water to tour. Choosing which one is not easy – Do you want food? Do you want to see the archipelago? Do you want to stay on board or hop off and […]

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Vasa Museum Stockholm-Who left the gun-ports open?

Day 137 1st July 2017 Photographs of the Vasa The Vasa museum is heralded as one of the most visited museums in Scandinavia and when deciding to visit you might question wanting to go to a museum that only has one exhibit.However on entry when you see the reconstructed galleon towering above you realise that […]

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Farewell Moja-Off to Fortress Vaxholm

Vaxholm Fortress Photo Gallery Day 135  29 June 2017 Left by ferry at 11.30 After a pleasant ferry ride we arrived in Vaxholm and caught the ferry across to the fort which took all of three minutes.The fort itself is very impressive with a central courtyard that we had to cross to access the B […]

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Our Island Home – Möja

   Photo Gallery of Moja  Day 132  26th June 2017 to Day 135 29 June 2017 Eventually arose and “vegged out’ in the peace and quiet. With bikes already hired we decided to explore of our new island home. We took off to the northern end of the island – all of 5kms. We stopped […]

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No Person is an Island-but the Stockholm Archipelago has thousands

Day  121  25 June 2017 Photos of our day The Journey from Stockholm to Moja After a night in the centre of Stockholm at the hipster heaven Hobo hotel we walked down to the docks to start our journey through just a few of the thirty thousand islands of the archipelago. Our destination is a […]

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