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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 ...
Back for lunch then went to see a traditional raising of the Midsummer pole, accompanied by much music and very professional dancing, in a rural setting. Numerous folk in the traditional Dalarna local dress. Very talented musicians, young and ...
... 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 ...
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 ...
... In Lovstabruk, the town had an imposing gate at each end, and the grounds of the mansion had an orangerie and more beautiful gardens. We then arrived at Fallun, which has a UNESCO listed old copper mine, with an open pit and preserved buildings, all well labelled, to walk around and read its history, back to the 800s. Nostalgic for John, although not much like Mt. ...