Hotel Alvdalen

Dalgatan 77 , Alvdalen, Dalarna, Swedish Lakeland, 79622, Sweden | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Dalgatan 77 , Alvdalen.
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Travel Blogs from Alvdalen

To the lakes

A travel blog entry by triptalk on Jul 07, 2014

1 comment, 10 photos

... seem to be red here. We learned that our version of the dream for a house with a white picket fence here is a red house and a potato field. Warren joked that 'you can have a blue house here as long as it is red'. We also took a nice walk in the woods. The forest floor is a carpet of lingonberry bushes. And blueberries. And mosquitos. We were also introduced to the local cinnamon roll which is full of cardamom. Delicious and addictive. I think I might need one a day. Or ...

Midsummer Day

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Jun 21, 2014

8 photos

Today we went with David's family to a traditional summer farm in the hills (a Fabod) where we saw traditional farming methods, goats, chooks, calves, cheese, and ancient wooden farm buildings with no electric light. Met by the family there who showed ...

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

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Jun 20, 2014

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... from the ground up into its cradle (it is 50 feet long), where it stays until next year. Accompanied by much music and followed by dancing on the green. Back to camp, where everyone was still up and about at 11.30 and very noisy through the night, being still daylight! The Midsommarstang had been hoisted here too, in our absence. The lake looked beautiful but far too cold for a ...

Orsa, where it never gets dark!

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Jun 19, 2014

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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 on Jun 18, 2014

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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. ...