Best Western Hotel Carisma

Address: Dackevagen 7, Växjö, Småland, Småland and Blekinge, 35247, Sweden | Hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from Vxj

The Kingdom of Crystal and the Emigrants' Path

A travel blog entry by mntomidnight on May 21, 2014

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... intrepid guides then pointed us to the Emigrants' Path. The Emigrants' Path (or the Trail of the Emigrants) is a route that is based upon author Vilhelm Moberg's fictional writings about the Swedish emigration to the United States and the real-life Swedish emigration. From 1840 to 1930, approximately 1.3 million Swedes emigrated to another country, many to Minnesota and Wisconsin. That was approximately 1/3 the population of Sweden ...

Växjö Vocational Visits

A travel blog entry by mntomidnight on May 20, 2014

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We enjoyed beautiful weather in Vxj today for our third vocational day of the trip. The group started out together at the municipality where we learned about the city's efforts to be fossil-fuel-free by 2030: an ambitious goal. Vxj was named the "greenest city in Europe" by the BBC a few years ago, and they are very proud of that label. The primary avenue for accomplishing their goal is ...

Back from Break: GSE in Vaxjo!

A travel blog entry by mntomidnight on May 19, 2014

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The GSE team returned from break today with our first official day touring Vaxjo! We began with a fascinating walking tour of the city that included ranged from a trendy new hotel/restaurant to historic architecture punctuated by the double-spired awe-inspiring Vaxjo Cathedral. Like many Swedish cities we have visited, Vaxjo traces its roots back to centuries before the United States became a nation. It was striking to see how a ...

Mid-Tour Rest

A travel blog entry by mntomidnight on May 18, 2014

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The GSE team was on mid-tour rest May 17 - 18. We slept a lot, shopped a bit and had the chance to relax and catch up with Karin, Dan and Vibeke from the Swedish GSE team. Other than the rain, it was a fantastic break in the action.

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Glass, Clogs, and More

A travel blog entry by mntomidnight on May 09, 2014

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... they take old glass bottles from various sources, such as alcohol, condiments, or beauty products, and reheat them to create something beautiful and unique! It really is a special place, and I think we all enjoyed it. Although some of us may need to invest in an additional suitcase for the flight home! Jimmi, being a business developer in the area, decided we needed to stray from the original itinerary ...