Aspa Herrgard

Aspa Bruk, Aspa Bruk, Orebro County, 696 93, Sweden | Hotel
 

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Midsummer Day

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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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 ...

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

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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... 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

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... blocks cut with band saw, but the carving, dipping and painting all done by hand, mostly in houses of the villages, makes every horse unique. The style of painting is known as "kurbits". We then went to the Anders Zorn House and Museum in Mora. Zorn was a famous Swedish painter, died in 1920, and we loved his work, especially his watercolours. His house was fascinating, with so many modern features, including a vacuum cleaner , carpet sweeper, central heating, and ...

Dalana horses

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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... 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. ...

Fulufjallet National park

A travel blog entry by 2tillbrooks

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... The path ran across the outer edge of Fulufjället plateau which had a sheer drop all along it, before crossing the top of a waterfall. It's the largest waterfall in Sweden with a height of 93m, quite impresive as you can get close to the base to admire it. With the hard bit of the walk over we had a relaxing lunch, then took our time walking ...

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