Orsa Vandrarhem

Gillevagen 3, Orsa, Dalarna, Swedish Lakeland, 794 33, Sweden | Hostel
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This hostel is located on Gillevagen 3, Orsa.
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    Travel Blogs from Orsa

    To the lakes

    A travel blog entry by triptalk on Jul 07, 2014

    1 comment, 10 photos

    ... seem to be red here. We learned that our version of the dream for a house with a white picket fence here is a red house and a potato field. Warren joked that 'you can have a blue house here as long as it is red'. We also took a nice walk in the woods. The forest floor is a carpet of lingonberry bushes. And blueberries. And mosquitos. We were also introduced to the local cinnamon roll which is full of cardamom. Delicious and addictive. I think I might need one a day. Or ...

    Midsummer Day

    A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Jun 21, 2014

    8 photos

    Today we went with David's family to a traditional summer farm in the hills (a Fabod) where we saw traditional farming methods, goats, chooks, calves, cheese, and ancient wooden farm buildings with no electric light. Met by the family there who showed ...

    Bears, may poles, and cold mid-summer weather.

    A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Jun 20, 2014

    15 photos

    ... from the ground up into its cradle (it is 50 feet long), where it stays until next year. Accompanied by much music and followed by dancing on the green. Back to camp, where everyone was still up and about at 11.30 and very noisy through the night, being still daylight! The Midsommarstang had been hoisted here too, in our absence. The lake looked beautiful but far too cold for a ...

    Orsa, where it never gets dark!

    A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Jun 19, 2014

    8 photos

    We woke to fantastic reflections on the absolutely calm lake. Drove up the road to the Nusnas factory again, to watch the production of the Dala horses. Originally carved from scrap wood in the lumberjack camps in the winter, for the children back home, in 18th century First references of wooden horses for sale made in 1624, nearly 400 years ago. Now a world recognised symbol of Sweden (after appearing at the 1939 New York World Exhibition,) but only made in 4 ...

    Dalana horses

    A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Jun 18, 2014

    6 photos

    ... was enthralled by finding a workshop with old wire rope making equipment. To me, it looked just like the equipment at Nundle woollen mill that makes 6 ply wool from 6 strands of wool. Next stop, Nusnas, one of 4 villages near Mora that make the famous Dala wooden horses. Almost closing time, so did our shopping and found a great camp at the marina overlooking Lake ...