BEST WESTERN Kom Hotel Stockholm
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... there are a few open-mouthed shots of us judging the weddings dresses. If nothing else, Skansen provides panoramic views over the whole of Stockholm city and is home to native animals including frisky bears and during June baby reindeer and several photo-shy moose as well as exhibits on the pilfering Vikings who made Stockholm their home.
Follow up the next day with a tour around the rest of Stockholm, it's the easiest way to see the main sites including the ...
... and saw a very good exhibit on the Viking era.
Stockholm Cathedral (Storykran) is overwhelmingly protestant in design, however it does feature a striking black ebony and silver altar, and a massive statue depicting St George slaying a dragon (1489). The Catholic Cathedral of St Erik is architecturally disastrous. The original cathedral was quite small, so the post-Vatican II renovations basically "knocked a wall out" where the original high altar ...
The Victory Hotel is quite a landmark in the “old town” area of Stockholm named Gamla Stan. In the breakfast room located below ground level you can view the original wall of the Castle that was unearthed during excavation work for renovations.
The hotel is also a museum of shipping artefacts and the family who own it have collected pieces worldwide. But the best thing about the hotel is its location. ...
... moved back to
Sweden. So I was really keen to find out what factored into their decision, and
what he thought of the differences between the two environments.
The bottom line is he confirmed a lot of what I’d read in the “Modern Day
Vikings: a practical guide to Sweden” book – the concept of duktig, or personal
independence, the concept of lagom, or moderation in everything, and the concept
of Jantelagen, or a set ...
Today Mich and I spent the day together walking around different areas of Stockholm. We spent alot of time in Slussen and Gamla Stan, visiting shops and buying a few souvenirs... Lots of metro....on our way home, we detoured to KTH and met up with Max & Aaron, two friends of Mich. We went for a beer (124 SEK) did the grocery shopping, then came home (8:30), had dinner then went to ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center