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

10

... 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

5

... Bishop still lives in part of the house, but part is available for events.

We had a brief tour before being greeted by a lovely surprise: an a cappella group from a nearby high school came and sang for us! One of the Rotary members who has been working with our team knows the director, who is actually originally from Duluth, though he has lived in Sweden for many years. The group ...

Back from Break: GSE in Vaxjo!

A travel blog entry by mntomidnight

5

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

1

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

9

... of the work they have done to create such an amazing community center! After a busy day, we headed out to the countryside for a delicious meal with our host families at Lena's house, the Åseda Rotary Club's President. She and her family were wonderful hosts, and we had delicious food and great conversation. Even more, we got to hang out for a bit afterwards and feed their sheep! Baaaaaaa! Overall, a great ...

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