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Travel Blogs from Stockholm
... 35pm. It is now 11pm, and I am writing this entry aboard the train as we approach the city. A fog has arisen in the countryside, and the sunset is dazzling. There must be trolls out there somewhere!
Now almost 1am, and everyone safely checked into their rooms. Two taxis were to collect us, and they were delayed. The taxi I finally got into (#2) took us to the wrong hotel. Ah, the joys of international ...
Wow, finally warm weather in the 20s C. What a beautiful city. We wandered the old part and then later visited the Vassa warship. The Vassa was a very large warship that set sail in 1628 and sank in the Stockholm Harbour. She stayed there for 333 years until in 1961, she was raised and moved inside a museum. The masts are so tall that they stick way outside the roof of the ...
... And the similarities between them and us are striking. We can’t help but identify with their personalities or be reminded of people we know, have seen and expressions that we recognise (sic). The images display happiness, sorrow, anxiety, fear, anger and other familiar emotions.One of her most controversial and much-discussed works is the series of crying children. Jill Greenberg used the series to ...
... Vasa was found, explored by divers, & salvaged.
His majesty’s ship- The history of the ship from its construction in 1626-1628 until her guns were salvaged in the 1670s. The sinking is illustrated by a model. Slide show about the official inquiry into the disaster.
The power & the glory- Places Vasa’s sculptures in their historical context, with the reconstructed colours.
... I think the very best part was when we stopped for dinner at an excellent Swedish restaurant. I got to try traditional Swedish meatballs - which were very good. I even tried a bite of Kristoff's raw beef. I have to say, I preferred the meatballs - though the beef wasn't half bad.
Altogether, I had a wonderful time in Stockholm. I can't wait to visit there again. Hopefully next time I'll get to try some of the more obscure Swedish foods like surströmming or lutfisk.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility