Orsa Vandrarhem

Address: 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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    Lake Siljan

    A travel blog entry by stapes on Aug 10, 2014

    10 photos

    ... to need to have any more work done on it. Looked towards Sweden hoping for some slightly better luck.

    Lake Siljan was a bit out of the way but was well worth the trip and made for a relaxing weekend, camping, swimming and kayaking. Avoided the temptation to spend a day at the water park, but drove around the gorgeous villages around the lake, populated with typical bright red ...

    Oslo to Lillehammer to Elveseter

    A travel blog entry by hurricane4815 on Jul 09, 2014

    46 photos

    ... Norway. Maihaugen is an open air museum with 200 old and new buildings, exhibitions, cafes and lots of activities. It was founded by the dentist Anders Sandvig in 1887. As a dentist, Sandvig was responsible for all of Gudbrandsdalen. On his travels, he began to collect objects from the old farming culture that was in the process of disappearing. Nordiska Museet in Stockholm was buying old objects in Gudbrandsdalen at this time. Sandvig thought it was important ...

    To the lakes

    A travel blog entry by triptalk on Jul 07, 2014

    1 comment, 10 photos

    A nice bus ride with a very jolly Norwegian driver to Sweden looked a lot like driving in northern Minnesota. Flat rocky lakeshores with pines and birches and cabins. No wonder half of Scandinavia moved to MN. Mora is the town where they make the carved red horses called Dala. So there are statues everywhere and shops selling 500 kroner 2" high Dala. So much money, so I just took a picture instead. We took a great all day bike ride up to Orso and had lunch by the lake. All ...

    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

    ... national dress, on a horse decorated with flowers in its mane. Left the event to go up into the hills to Slattberg to join David and Maria's extended family for a typical mid-summer outdoor meal, including herring and Schnapps. Saw a fox cross their paddock just before we left. Walked up the road to the village to watch the local folk hoist the maypole (actually called the midsummer pole ...