Best Western Hotel Carisma

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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... for Lori and Sonya (including a televised council meeting), visits to a back clinic and a community health center for Jenna, and meetings with local business people for Elin and James. Later in the afternoon, several of us had the opportunity to stop by a small art gallery, Galleri Plan B, and view the work of two up and coming Swedish photographers. We also had the opportunity to talk with ...

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 ...