Travel Blogs from Visby, Sweden

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Slusk, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Slusk

A travel blog entry by theevans

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The sun has been shining for some of this week and the temperature is rising slightly, so that means slusk!!! Apparently that's what slushy melty snow is called.  So the sky has been beautiful some of the days (today's is pretty miserable) but the ...

Visby, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Visby

A travel blog entry by willemdes

Nice old town, safe family holiday target, medieval week for the people interested in these times long ...

Destination Gotland!!!!, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Destination Gotland!!!!

A travel blog entry by dgunter

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We finally made it to Gotland!!! Every year we come to Sweden Bengt mentions how beautiful this Swedish Island is (biggest island in the Baltic Sea), but we've never had the time to go...  I am so glad we did - the beauty of it is stunning, the ...

Visby, Gotland - A Swedish island, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Visby, Gotland - A Swedish island

A travel blog entry by pegariah

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Visby is a Northern European walled Hanseatic town which has preserved its townscape and its extremely valuable buildings.  The town wall dates back to the 13th century and is over two miles long.  It encircles the old stone houses, churches, ...

Spring is Sprung!, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Spring is Sprung!

A travel blog entry by theevans

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This week Pete and I have moved into a new area of the house.  We are living in the room next to Emelie now and it is absolutely wonderful!  The room in beautiful and we have a lovely kitchen and sitting area with a window and flowers and ...

we begin, Visby, Sweden travel blog

we begin

A travel blog entry by theevans

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... so it makes for good classes.  We have had some late arrivals in the course.  Emelie has arrived from another part of Sweden and is living here in the house with us and Sanmi (Sommy) and Larry have arrived straight from Nigeria.  They are ...

Corpsfest and Folkdancing, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Corpsfest and Folkdancing

A travel blog entry by theevans

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... the Eastern Gate around to the Northen Gate and up one of the towers.  We have a photo of this tower in the Visby Tour blog, it's the one that has been rebuilt with the wooden platforms and stairs etc. which would have been there originally for the ...

Djembe Jivin', Visby, Sweden travel blog

Djembe Jivin'

A travel blog entry by theevans

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The snow has been falling steadily again this week, so naturally some of it had to be shaped into a Star Wars character.  Pete and Daniel spent a good few hours making Jabba the Hut out of snow while I was sick in bed.  They made it in honour ...

Visby, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Visby

A travel blog entry by theevans

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... two houses with a lane down the middle but has been joined into one big one.  Back in the early days of the Army in sweden the room that is now the church was the nightclub of the town where people would come and drink their wages away.  The ...

Outlaw Biker Gang, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Outlaw Biker Gang

A travel blog entry by jmsges

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... ; Once upon a time it was an independent nation.  Then Denmark controlled the island.  It is now run by SwedenVisby was once a very defensible port city.  The entire city is surrounded by a large stone wall that took 200 years to ...

A day on the ship, Visby, Sweden travel blog

A day on the ship

A travel blog entry by rell01

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Nothing on today so it was a late start. Checked out a couple of shows & watched a movie. Rell was feeling a bit under the weather but the alcohol seem to bring her around. Off to the formal dinning & drinking champaign. After that a comedy & ...

En dag till avresa, Visby, Sweden travel blog

En dag till avresa

A travel blog entry by thinky

Nu börjar det närma sig i morgon åker vi till Stockholm och övernattar där sedan bär det av på lördag ...

Gotland, Sweden, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Gotland, Sweden

A travel blog entry by backpackdaz

Trip with Ida to ...

Snow Vandals Unite!, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Snow Vandals Unite!

A travel blog entry by theevans

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Before I begin I would like to apologise if this is a really dull entry - I'm sick and sleepy so you'll have to forgive me. Last weekend we spent a good few hours walking along the coast with Emelie.  The coast is eerie with the dark sky, the snow ...

på vägen, Visby, Sweden travel blog

på vägen

A travel blog entry by asien80dagar

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Nu är vi på äntligen på väg! över en öl och en grov panini planerar vi resan nogrant! Vår plan so far: 1. Hitta karta, 2. Hitta hotellet, 3. Hitta en bar där vi kan vänta o dricka den lokala brygden i sex timmar innan vi kan checka in, 4. ...

My Friend's Wedding, Visby, Sweden travel blog

My Friend's Wedding

A travel blog entry by jaunie_rockbabe

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It was a very nice ceremony at the church. I was really nervous while waiting for my turn to sing, and fortunately it went pretty good, I know so as the other guests came to me and praised me about it at the wedding ...

Byebye Gotland, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Byebye Gotland

A travel blog entry by jaunie_rockbabe

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It's been a lot of fun! and I despised having to say goodbye specially to such a beautiful island ...

Hogklint en Visby, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Hogklint en Visby

A travel blog entry by johnzw

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... wel even die rots op de voorgrond meenemen! Pff, ik had gewoon trillende knietjes. Maar....de foto's zijn geweldig! 's Middags hebben we Visby verkend. Echt prachtig. Heel veel oude kerk ruïnes, een grote muur om heel de stad heen met heel veel torens. ...

Walking around, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Walking around

A travel blog entry by jessica.darnall

We walked around the island with Darren and Meshea. ...

Pôhja, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Pôhja

A travel blog entry by kylliki

Hea, et Jaak eile nôu andis, vara Faro sadamas kohal olla. Oleme esimene auto ja veerand tunni pärast saarel. Pöörame vasakule Gamla Hamn ehk Vana Sadama poole. Seal on suurimad kaljud ehk raukid.  Ja jäänus 10. Sajandi kirikust, mille ...

To Medieval Sweden, Visby, Sweden travel blog

To Medieval Sweden

A travel blog entry by sparsel

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... minutes before we began to sweat and our heavy packs felt even heavier. We meandered through the winding cobblestone streets of Visby, briefly stopping to admire the old medieval homes and shops and ruins of ancient churches. We looked odd with our packs ...

Costa Rica närmar sig, Visby, Sverige travel blog

Costa Rica närmar sig

A travel blog entry by dybeck

Nu börjar det närma sig �� På fredag om 2 veckor idag åker vi till Åkersberga och sedan vidare mot Costa Rica på måndag morgonen. Det är lite och fixa med innan man ska iväg. Har köpt ...

Ilma kostüümita, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Ilma kostüümita

A travel blog entry by kylliki

Peale jalgratta bukkimist on tore teada, et vanu autosid saab üpris soodsalt rentida. Teeme seda ülejäänud päevadeks.  Täna vantsime jalgsi vanalinna, piiludes teeäärsetesse aedadesse ja vahtides kenasid rootsi majakesi. Köik ...

visby, Visby, Sweden travel blog

visby

A travel blog entry by slawago4

efe ...

Week 29, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Week 29

A travel blog entry by soohyung

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... to the island of Gotland where my friends Eric and Navin where waiting for me. The capital of Gotland is a town called Visby. Originally a Viking settlement, it later became a member of the Hanseatic League and to this day retains much of its historic ...

4. Tag in Visby / Insel Gotland, Visby, Sweden travel blog

4. Tag in Visby / Insel Gotland

A travel blog entry by stefan74

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... St. Katarina Ruine in einem der zahlreichen Restaurants gegessen. Das Essen war auch hier wieder sehr gut. Fazit Visby und Gotland: Ausserhalb der normalen Touristensaison sehr entspannte Urlaubsmöglichkeit und per Flieger ab Hamburg in knapp 3 Stunden ...

Snow Snow Snow, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Snow Snow Snow

A travel blog entry by theevans

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So tuesday was Australia day hey? Well I was going to cook lamingtons but was sick on monday, so we had to make do with visting the beach.  We thought sunbaking was pushing it a bit but we went for a wander anyway, keeping well away from the ...

Cruise Day 10, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Cruise Day 10

A travel blog entry by jas20j

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8:00am - 5:00pm Visby on the Gotland Island in the middle of the Baltic sea is part of the territory of Sweden. Visby is the characteristic image of a Hanseatic town, complete with a defensive wall, many church ruins and small scale buildings from the ...

Viking Hoards and Buried Treasure!!!, Visby, Sweden travel blog

Viking Hoards and Buried Treasure!!!

A travel blog entry by theevans

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... to only proceed if we weren't too squeemish because around the corner was a cabinet of things dug up from mass graves outside of Visby.  In the 1300's Denmark invaded and all sorts of people had to fight to protect the city.  The graves were ...

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