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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    Travel Blogs from Orsa

    Lake Siljan

    A travel blog entry by stapes on Aug 10, 2014

    10 photos

    ... cottages.

    Had been a bit worried about the car on my way from Norway, though once I had reached Sweden and there were a few hundred miles under the belt, realised that Rune probably wasn't the devil and he had fixed it up well enough. Decided to not worry about it and just enjoy myself. Went to Stockholm on the monday night after the weekend and picked up Phil and Freya from the airport ...

    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

    ... 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 ...

    Orsa, where it never gets dark!

    A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Jun 19, 2014

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    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 ...